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Encyclopedia > Eurobasket 1957

The 1957 European Basketball Championship, commonly called Eurobasket 1957, was the tenth regional championship held by FIBA Europe. Sixteen national teams affiliated with the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) entered the competition. The competition was hosted by Bulgaria. Sofia was the location of the event. The International Basketball Federation (French Fédération Internationale de Basketball) is an association of national organizations which governs international competitition in the basketball. ... The city of Sofia (Bulgarian: София), at the foot of the Vitosha mountain, has a population of 1,208,930 (2003), and is the biggest city and capital of the Republic of Bulgaria. ...

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Final rankings

  1. Soviet Union
  2. Bulgaria
  3. Czechoslovakia
  4. Hungary
  5. Romania
  6. Yugoslavia
  7. Poland
  8. France
  9. Turkey
  10. Italy
  11. Finland
  12. Belgium
  13. West Germany
  14. Austria
  15. Scotland
  16. Albania

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Results

Preliminary round

In the preliminary round, the 16 teams were split up into four groups of four teams each. The top two teams in each group advanced to the final round to play for the first 8 places, while the bottom two were sent to the classification round to play for 9th through 16th.


Group A

Rank Team Pts W L PF PA Diff
1 Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 6 3 0 273 142 +131
2 Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 5 2 1 244 175 +69
3 Scotland Scotland 4 1 2 148 259 -111
4 Albania Albania 3 0 3 136 225 -89
Czechoslovakia 123 - 44 Scotland
Albania 57 - 89 Yugoslavia
Yugoslavia 94 - 39 Scotland
Czechoslovakia 71 - 37 Albania
Scotland 65 - 42 Albania
Czechoslovakia 79 - 61 Yugoslavia

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Group B

Rank Team Pts W L PF PA Diff
1 Soviet Union Soviet Union 6 3 0 270 158 +112
2 Poland Poland 5 2 1 188 171 +17
3 Turkey Turkey 4 1 2 179 192 -13
4 Austria Austria 3 0 3 133 249 -116
Soviet Union 107 - 38 Austria
Poland 55 - 50 Turkey
Turkey 80 - 57 Austria
Soviet Union 83 - 71 Poland
Austria 38 - 62 Poland
Soviet Union 80 - 49 Turkey

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Group C

Rank Team Pts W L PF PA Diff
1 Bulgaria Bulgaria 6 3 0 239 155 +84
2 France France 5 2 1 196 165 +31
3 Italy Italy 4 1 2 177 185 -8
4 West Germany West Germany 3 0 3 149 256 -107
Bulgaria 67 - 52 France
West Germany 52 - 73 Italy
Bulgaria 72 - 45 Italy
France 83 - 39 West Germany
Italy 59 - 61 France
Bulgaria 100 - 58 West Germany

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Group D

Rank Team Pts W L PF PA Diff
1 Hungary Hungary 6 3 0 200 154 +146
2 Romania Romania 5 2 1 205 183 +22
3 Finland Finland 4 1 2 187 207 -20
4 Belgium Belgium 3 0 3 169 217 -48
Hungary 66 - 65 Romania
Finland 76 - 74 Belgium
Hungary 50 - 39 Finland
Belgium 45 - 57 Romania
Romania 83 - 72 Finland
Hungary 84 - 50 Belgium

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Classification round

For the first time, the classification round, like the final round, was played as an 8-team round robin, with no further playoffs.

Rank Team Pts W L PF PA Diff
9 Turkey Turkey 14 7 0 525 364 +161
10 Italy Italy 13 6 1 500 350 +150
11 Finland Finland 12 5 2 499 435 +64
12 Belgium Belgium 11 4 3 473 461 +12
13 West Germany West Germany 10 3 4 342 364 -22
14 Austria Austria 9 2 5 342 364 -22
15 Scotland Scotland 8 1 6 368 492 -124
16 Albania Albania 7 0 7 340 559 -219
Italy 91 - 50 Belgium
Finland 61 - 47 West Germany
Scotland 69 - 56 Albania
Turkey 59 - 42 Austria
Turkey 83 - 70 Belgium
Finland 53 - 51 Austria
West Germany 72 - 43 Albania
Scotland 47 - 91 Italy
West Germany 37 - 57 Italy
Turkey 100 - 54 Scotland
Austria 58 - 70 Belgium
Finland 91 - 42 Albania
Finland 84 - 67 Belgium
Austria 48 - 47 Scotland
Albania 42 - 82 Italy
West Germany 33 - 54 Turkey
Finland 87 - 97 Italy
Albania 64 - 97 Turkey
Austria 55 - 58 West Germany
Belgium 76 - 51 Scotland
Turkey 57 - 50 Italy
Belgium 50 - 46 West Germany
Finland 72 - 56 Scotland
Albania 45 - 58 Austria
Finland 51 - 75 Turkey
Belgium 90 - 48 Albania
Italy 32 - 30 Austria
Scotland 44 - 49 West Germany

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Final round

The final round was played as an 8-team round robin, with no further playoffs.

Rank Team Pts W L PF PA Diff
1 Soviet Union Soviet Union 14 7 0 537 409 +128
2 Bulgaria Bulgaria 13 6 1 510 456 +54
3 Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 12 5 2 505 458 +47
4 Hungary Hungary 11 4 3 480 433 +47
5 Romania Romania 10 3 4 440 462 -22
6 Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 9 2 5 476 584 -108
7 Poland Poland 8 1 6 456 518 -62
8 France France 7 0 7 417 501 -84
France 53 - 83 Soviet Union
Czechoslovakia 65 - 62 Hungary
Poland 66 - 70 Romania
Bulgaria 99 - 76 Yugoslavia

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Poland 63 - 77 Hungary
France 45 - 65 Romania
Soviet Union 97 - 61 Yugoslavia
Bulgaria 82 - 80 Czechoslovakia

Bulgaria continued to oust division leaders, knocking Czechoslovakia out of the undefeated group. Romania and the Soviet Union each defeated their second opponents, joining Bulgaria at the top of the pool.

Poland 69 - 74 Bulgaria
Romania 61 - 76 Hungary
France 72 - 75 Yugoslavia
Soviet Union 62 - 60 Czechoslovakia

The Soviet team pulled off a close win over the Czechoslovakian team that had broken the Soviets' lossless European championship start at 31 games. Romania lost a rematch with preliminary round victim Hungary, as those two teams went to 2-1 behind the Soviets and Bulgarians, who had each maintained perfect records in their first three games.

Yugoslavia 74 - 95 Czechoslovakia
France 58 - 81 Hungary
Soviet Union 86 - 64 Poland
Romania 54 - 67 Bulgaria

Bulgaria and the Soviet Union each won their 7th game of the tournament and 4th of the final round, improving to 4-0. Hungary stayed close behind, at 3-1, with Romania and Czechoslovakia staying in contention at 2-2.

Yugoslavia 69 - 68 Poland
Romania 63 - 87 Soviet Union
France 62 - 64 Czechoslovakia
Hungary 52 - 63 Bulgaria

The Soviets and Bulgarians remained undefeated as Hungary, falling to Bulgaria, dropped to 2 games behind them at 3-2 along with Czechoslovakia.

France 65 - 68 Bulgaria
Czechoslovakia 80 - 61 Poland
Yugoslavia 60 - 72 Romania
Hungary 51 - 62 Soviet Union

Improving to 6-0 each, the Soviet Union and Bulgaria set up a match between the two of them that would determine the championship in the seventh and final game of the round.

Hungary 81 - 61 Yugoslavia
Czechoslovakia 61 - 55 Romania
France 62 - 65 Poland
Bulgaria 57 - 60 Soviet Union

The Soviet Union trailed by 4 points at halftime in their decisive game against Bulgaria. The second half saw an explosion of scoring, with the Soviets adding 41 points in the frame to the 19 they had in the first half. Bulgaria wasn't able to maintain the pace, scoring only 34 in the second half to fall to the Soviets 60-57. Poland picked up their first win of the final round, defeating France, who fell to 0-7.


Team rosters

  • Soviet Union - Arkadi Botschkarjew, Mart Laga, Algirdas Lauritenas, Guram Minaschwili, Waldis Muiznieks, Juri Oserow, Stassis Stonkus, Michail Semjonow, Michail Studenezky, Wladimir Torban, Maigonis Waldmanis, Wiktor Subkow
  • Bulgaria - Cvetan Barsovski, Vlado Gancev, Georgi Kanev, Petar Lasarov, Ilia Mircev, Georgi Panov, Lubomir Panov, Atanas Pejcinski, Viktor Radev, Cvetko Savov, Michail Semov, Metodi Tomovski, Konstantin Totev
  • Czechoslovakia - Jiri Baumruk, Zdenek Bobrovsky, Jaroslav Chocholac, Lubomir Kolar, Boris Lukasik, Milan Merkl, Nikolaj Ordnung, Zdenek Rylich, Jaroslav Sip, Miroslav Skerik, Jaroslav Tetiva, Jiri Tetiva

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