Euro Basket 1959

Euro Basket 1959

The 1959 FIBA European Championship, commonly called FIBA EuroBasket 1959, was the eleventh FIBA EuroBasket regional basketball championship, held by FIBA Europe. The tournament, which was hosted by Turkey, began on 21 May 1959 and concluded with the final on 31 May 1959. Seventeen national teams affiliated with the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) entered the competition. Mithat Pa┼ča Stadium, Istanbul was the location of the event.

Soviet Union claimed their fifth EuroBasket title. Czechoslovakia captured the silver medal, and France captured the bronze.

Read more about Euro Basket 1959:  Final Ranking, Team Rosters

Other articles related to "euro basket 1959, 1959":

Euro Basket 1959 - Team Rosters
1949 France 1951 USSR 1953 Hungary 1955 Bulgaria 1957 Turkey 1959 Yugoslavia 1961 Poland 1963 USSR 1965 Finland 1967 Italy 1969 West Germany 1971 Spain ...

Famous quotes containing the word basket:

    Put all your eggs in the one basket and—WATCH THAT BASKET.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)