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The 1935 European Basketball Championship, commonly called Eurobasket 1935, was the first Eurobasket regional championship held by FIBA Europe as well as a test event preceding the first Olympic basketball tournament at the 1936 Summer Olympics. Ten national teams affiliated with the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) took part in the competition. The event was hosted by Switzerland and held in Geneva in May, 1935.

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Final rankings

Rank Team GP W L PF PA Diff
Med 1.png  Latvia 3 3 0 98 49 +49
Med 2.png  Spain 3 2 1 64 58 +6
Med 3.png  Czechoslovakia 3 2 1 65 65 0
4  Switzerland 4 2 2 111 79 +32
5  France 4 3 1 165 103 +62
6  Belgium 3 1 2 76 85 -9
7  Italy 4 2 2 121 101 +20
8  Bulgaria 4 1 3 78 125 -47
9  Hungary 3 1 2 55 85 -30
10  Romania 3 0 3 49 132 -83

Qualification game

Before the tournament began, a qualification game was played between Spain and Portugal. The game was held in Madrid, Spain and refereed by Spanish coach Mariano Manent. Spain won, 33-12.

Results

Preliminary round

The preliminary round was single-elimination, with losers moving to the classification round. Three of the five winners moved immediately to the semi-finals, while two (Italy and Switzerland) played each other in a sixth preliminary game, with the winner moving on and the loser going to classification.

Bold = game winner; Italic = advanced to final

Spain 25 - 17 Belgium
Latvia 46 - 12 Hungary
Czechoslovakia 23 - 21 France
Italy 42 - 23 Bulgaria
Switzerland 42 - 9 Romania
Switzerland 27 - 17 Italy

Classification round

The classification round served to place the six teams eliminated in the preliminary round into places 5 through 10.

Bold = game winner

Classification 5-10: winner to classification 5-8, loser to classification 9/10.

Bulgaria 22 - 19 Hungary
France 66 - 23 Romania

Classification 9/10: winner receives 9th place, loser receives 10th place

Hungary 24 - 17 Romania

Classification 5-8: winner to classification 5/6, loser to classification 7/8

France 29 - 27 Italy
Belgium 29 - 11 Bulgaria

Classification 7/8: winner receives 7th place, loser receives 8th place

Italy 35 - 22 Bulgaria

Classification 5/6: winner receives 5th place, loser receives 6th place

France 49 - 30 Belgium

Semifinals

The semifinals pitted the four winners of the preliminary round against each other. Winners advanced to the final, with the losers playing in a match for 3rd and 4th place.

Bold = game winner

Latvia 28 - 19 Switzerland
Spain 21 - 17 Czechoslovakia

Finals

No medals were awarded in the first few Eurobasket tournaments.

Bold = game winner

3rd/4th game:

Czechoslovakia 25 - 23 Switzerland

Championship game:

Latvia 24 - 18 Spain May 5, 1935

Team rosters

1.Latvia: Rūdolfs Jurciņš, Eduards Andersons, Aleksejs Anufrijevs, Mārtiņš Grundmanis, Herberts Gulbins, Jānis Lidmanis, Džems Raudziņš, Visvaldis Melderis, Hudins (Coach: Valdemārs Baumanis)

2.Spain: Rafael Martin, Emilio Alonso, Pedro Alonso, Juan Carbonell, Armando Maunier, Fernando Muscat, Cayetano Ortega, Rafael Ruano(Coach: Mariano Manent)

3.Czechoslovakia: Jiří Ctyroky, Jan Fertek, Josef Franc, Josef Klima, Josef Moc, František Picek, Vaclav Voves

4.Switzerland: R.Karlen, J.Pollet, R.Lambercy, M.Wuilleumier, J.Pare, Mottier, Radle, Sidler

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