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13th Basketball Olympic Tournament
Barcelona 1992
Tournament details
Olympics 1992 Summer Olympics
Host nation  Spain
City Barcelona
Duration July 25 - August 10
Men's teams 12
Men's medals:
Gold medal.svg Gold medalists  USA
Silver medal.svg Silver medalists  Croatia
Bronze medal.svg Bronze medalists  Lithuania
Women's teams 8
Women's medals:
Gold medal.svg Gold medalists  CIS
Silver medal.svg Silver medalists  China
Bronze medal.svg Bronze medalists  USA

In 1989, the FIBA allowed professional NBA players to participate in the Olympics for the first time. Prior to the 1992 Summer Olympics, only European and South American professionals were allowed to play in the Olympics. The USA team, nicknamed the Dream Team, reached the Gold Medal beating Croatia in the final. The Games were played at the Pavelló Olímpic de Badalona.

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Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's  United States (USA)
David Robinson
Patrick Ewing
Larry Bird
Scottie Pippen
Michael Jordan
Clyde Drexler
Karl Malone
John Stockton
Chris Mullin
Charles Barkley
Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Jr.
Christian Laettner
 Croatia (CRO)
Dražen Petrović
Velimir Perasović
Danko Cvjetičanin
Toni Kukoč
Vladan Alanović
Franjo Arapović
Žan Tabak
Stojko Vranković
Alan Gregov
Arijan Komazec
Dino Rađa
Aramis Naglić
 Lithuania (LTU)
Valdemaras Chomičius
Alvydas Pazdrazdis
Arūnas Visockas
Darius Dimavičius
Romanas Brazdauskis
Gintaras Krapikas
Rimas Kurtinaitis
Arvydas Sabonis
Artūras Karnišovas
Šarūnas Marčiulionis
Gintaras Einikis
Sergėjus Jovaiša
Women's  Unified Team (EUN)
Elena Zhirko
Elena Baranova
Irina Guerlits
Elena Tornikidou
Elena Chvaibovitch
Marina Tkachenko
Irina Minkh
Elena Khoudachova
Irina Soumnikova
Elen Bounatiants
Natalia Zassoulskaia
Svetlana Zaboloueva
 China (CHN)
Cong Xuedi
Li Xin
Liu Jun
Wang Fang
Zheng Dongmei
Zheng Haixia
Zheng Xiulin
Li Dongmei
Liu Qing
Zhan Shuping
 United States (USA)
Teresa Edwards
Daedra Charles
Clarissa Davis
Teresa Weatherspoon
Tammy Jackson
Vickie Orr
Victoria Bullett
Carolyn Jones
Katrina Felicia McClain
Medina Dixon
Cynthia Cooper
Suzanne McConnell

Men's Tournament

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Group A

Team W L Pts PF PA
 USA 5 0 10 579 350 +229
 Croatia 4 1 9 423 400 +23
 Brazil 2 3 7 420 463 -43
 Germany 2 3 7 369 432 -63
 Angola 1 4 6 324 392 -68
 Spain 1 4 6 398 476 -78
Angola Brazil Croatia Spain Germany United States
 Angola 66-76 64-73 83-63 63-64 48-116
 Brazil 76-66 76-93 100-101 85-76 83-127
 Croatia 73-64 93-76 88-79 99-78 70-103
 Spain 63-83 101-100 79-88 74-83 81-122
 Germany 64-63 76-85 78-99 83-74 68-111
 USA 116-48 127-83 103-70 122-81 111-68

Group B

Team W L Pts PF PA
 CIS 4 1 9 425 373 +52
 Lithuania 4 1 9 481 424 +57
 Australia 3 2 8 432 396 +36
 Puerto Rico 3 2 8 445 440 +5
 Venezuela 1 4 6 392 427 -35
 China 0 5 5 381 496 -115
Australia People's Republic of China Commonwealth of Independent States Lithuania Puerto Rico Venezuela
 Australia 88-66 63-85 87-98 116-76 78-71
 China 66-88 84-100 75-112 68-100 88-96
 CIS 85-63 100-84 92-80 70-82 78-64
 Lithuania 98-87 112-75 80-92 104-91 87-79
 Puerto Rico 76-116 100-68 82-70 91-104 96-82
 Venezuela 71-78 96-88 64-78 79-87 82-96

Knockout stage

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Gold medal game
                           
  A1   USA 115  
B4   Puerto Rico 77  
  A1   USA 127  
  B2   Lithuania 76  
B2   Lithuania 114
  A3   Brazil 96  
    A1   USA 117
  A2   Croatia 85
  B1   CIS 83  
A4   Germany 76  
  B1   CIS 74 Bronze medal game
  A2   Croatia 75  
A2   Croatia 98 B1   CIS 78
  B3   Australia 65   B2   Lithuania 82

9th-12th Place

  9th Place game
                 
  Angola 79  
  China 69  
      Angola 75
    Spain 78
  Venezuela 81
  Spain 95   11th Place game
  China 97
  Venezuela 100

Final ranking, men

  1. United States (8-0)
  2. Croatia (6-2)
  3. Lithuania (6-2)
  4. Unified Team (CIS) (5-3)
  5. Brazil (4-4)
  6. Australia (4-4)
  7. Germany (3-5)
  8. Puerto Rico (3-5)
  9. Spain (3-4)
  10. Angola (2-5)
  11. Venezuela (2-5)
  12. China (0-7)

Final ranking, women

  1. Olympic flag.svg Unified Team (CIS)
  2.  China
  3.  United States
  4.  Cuba
  5.  Spain
  6.  Czechoslovakia
  7.  Brazil
  8.  Italy

References


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