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FIBA Americas Championship
Current season or competition:
FIBA Americas Championship 2009
Formerly Tournament of the Americas
Sport Basketball
Founded 1980
Continent Americas
Most recent champion(s)  Brazil
Most championships  USA – 6
Official website [1]

The FIBA Americas Championship is the name commonly used to refer to the American basketball championships that take place every two years between national teams of the continents. The Americas Championship is also a qualifying tournament for the FIBA World Championships and the Olympic Games.

Since FIBA organized the entire Western Hemisphere west of the Atlantic Ocean under one zone, countries from North America, Central America, the Caribbean and South America compete in this tournament.



Contents

Summaries

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
1980
Details
 Puerto Rico
(San Juan)

Puerto Rico
Round Robin
Canada

Argentina
Round Robin
Brazil
1984
Details
 Brazil
(São Paulo)

Brazil
Round Robin
Uruguay

Canada
Round Robin
Panama
1988
Details
 Uruguay
(Montevideo)

Brazil
101–92
Puerto Rico

Canada
87–70
Uruguay
1989
Details
 Mexico
(Mexico City)

Puerto Rico
89–80
USA

Brazil
158–124
Venezuela
1992
Details
 United States
(Portland)

USA
127–80
Venezuela

Brazil
93–91
Puerto Rico
1993
Details
 Puerto Rico
(San Juan)

USA
109–95
Puerto Rico

Argentina
98–91
Brazil
1995
Details
 Argentina
(Neuquén)

Puerto Rico
87–86
Argentina

Brazil
97–77
Canada
1997
Details
 Uruguay
(Montevideo)

USA
95–86
Puerto Rico

Brazil
76–75
Argentina
1999
Details
 Puerto Rico
(San Juan)

USA
92–66
Canada

Argentina
103–101
Puerto Rico
2001
Details
 Argentina
(Neuquén)

Argentina
78–59
Brazil

Canada
102–95
Puerto Rico
2003
Details
 Puerto Rico
(San Juan)

USA
106–73
Argentina

Puerto Rico
79–66
Canada
2005
Details
 Dominican Republic
(Santo Domingo)

Brazil
100–88
Argentina

Venezuela
93–83
USA
2007
Details
 United States
(Las Vegas)

USA
118–81
Argentina

Puerto Rico
111–107
Brazil
2009
Details
 Puerto Rico
(San Juan)

Brazil
61-60
Puerto Rico

Argentina
88–73
Canada
Best finishes of national teams.

MVP Awards

Year MVP Award Winner
2001 Argentina Emanuel Ginobili
2003 Canada Steve Nash
2005 Brazil Marcelinho Machado
2007 Argentina Luis Scola
2009 Argentina Luis Scola
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Championships per nation

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  USA 6 1 0 7
2  Puerto Rico 4 3 2 9
3  Brazil 3 2 4 9
4  Argentina 1 4 4 9
5  Canada 0 2 3 5
6  Venezuela 0 1 1 2
7  Uruguay 0 1 0 1

Participation details

Team Puerto Rico
1980
Brazil
1984
Uruguay
1988
Mexico
1989
United States
1992
Puerto Rico
1993
Argentina
1995
Uruguay
1997
Puerto Rico
1999
Argentina
2001
Puerto Rico
2003
Dominican Republic
2005
United States
2007
Puerto Rico
2009
Total
 Argentina 3rd 7th 5th 8th 5th 3rd 2nd 4th 3rd 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd 14
 Bahamas - - - - - - 8th - - - - - - - 1
 Barbados - - - - - - 10th - - - - - - - 1
 Brazil 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 3rd 4th 3rd 3rd 6th 2nd 7th 1st 4th 1st 14
 Canada 2nd 3rd 3rd 5th 6th 7th 4th 5th 2nd 3rd 4th 10th 5th 4th 14
 Cuba 6th 8th - 7th 8th 5th 5th 6th 10th - - - - W/D 9
 Dominican Republic - 9th - 6th - 9th 7th 9th 7th - 8th 6th - 5th 9
 Ecuador - - - 12th - - - - - - - - - - 1
 Mexico 5th 5th 6th 9th 9th - - 10th - 9th 6th 9th 7th 7th 11
 Panama - 4th - 11th 7th 8th - - 9th 6th - 5th 9th 8th 9
 Paraguay - - - 10th - - - - - - - - - - 1
 Puerto Rico 1st 6th 1st 1st 4th 2nd 1st 2nd 4th 4th 3rd 7th 3rd 2nd 14
 USA - - - 2nd 1st 1st - 1st 1st 10th 1st 4th 1st - 9
 Uruguay 7th 2nd 4th - 10th 10th 6th 8th 8th 8th 9th 8th 6th 6th 13
 Venezuela - - 7th 4th 2nd 6th 9th 7th 5th 5th 5th 3rd 8th 9th 12
 Virgin Islands - - - - - - - - - 7th 10th - 10th 10th 4

See also

External links


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