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Basketball - Americas International Tournaments

Men's Americas Championship

The now biennial men's basketball Championship for national teams from North, Central, South America and the Caribean initially was held every three or four years until adopting a regular staging in odd numbered years in 1993. It is used as a qualifying competition for both the World Championship and Olympic Games.

YEAR
VENUE
WINNERS
SILVER
BRONZE
1980
Prc (S Juan)
PUERTO RICO
Canada Argentina
1984
Bra (S Paulo)
BRAZIL
Uruguay Canada
1988
Uru (M'video)
BRAZIL
P Rico Canada
1989
Mex (Mex C)
PUERTO RICO
USA Brazil
1992
USA (P'land)
USA
Venezuela Brazil
1993
Pri (S Juan)
USA
P Rico Argentina
1995
Arg (N'quen)
PUERTO RICO
Argentina Brazil
1997
Uru (M'video)
USA
P Rico Brazil
1999 Pri (S Juan)
USA
Canada Argentina
2001
Arg (N'quen)
ARGENTINA
Brazil Canada
2003
Pri (S Juan)
USA
Argentina P Rico
2005
Dom (S Dom)
BRAZIL
Argentina Venezuela
2007
USA (Vegas)
USA
Argentina P Rico
2009
Pri (S Juan)
BRAZIL
P Rico Argentina
2011 Arg (M d Pl) ARGENTINA Brazil Dom Rep
2013 Ven (C'acas)
MEXICO P Rico Argentina
2015 Mex (Mex C) VENEZUELA Argentina Canada
2017 Arg (C'doba) USA Argentina Mexico

Pan-American Games (Men)

Men's basketball has been held in the quadrennial Pan-American Games on every occasion since its inception in 1951.

YEAR
VENUE
WINNERS
SILVER
BRONZE
1951
B Aires, Arg
USA
Argentina Brazil
1955
Mexico C, Mex
USA
Argentina Brazil
1959
Chicago, USA
USA
P Rico Brazil
1963
Sao Paulo, Bra
USA
Brazil P Rico
1967
Winnipeg, Can
USA
Mexico Panama
1971
Cali, Col
BRAZIL
P Rico Cuba
1975
Mexico C, Mex
USA
P Rico Brazil
1979
San Juan, Pri
USA
P Rico Brazil
1983 Caracas, Ven
USA
Brazil Mexico
1987
Ind'apolis, USA
BRAZIL
USA P Rico
1991
Havana, Cub
PUERTO RICO
Mexico USA
1995
M d Plata, Arg
ARGENTINA
USA Brazil
1999
Winnipeg, Can
BRAZIL
USA P Rico
2003
S Dom, Dom
BRAZIL
Dom Rep P Rico
2007
Rio de J, Bra
BRAZIL
P Rico Uruguay
2011 Gua'jara, Mex
PUERTO RICO Mexico USA
2015 Toronto, Can BRAZIL Canada USA

Women's Americas Championship

The biennial women's basketball Championship for national teams from North, Central, South America and the Caribean was first held in 1989 and became a biennial spectacle in 1995. It is used as a qualifying competition for both the World Championship and Olympic Games.

YEAR
VENUE
WINNERS
SILVER
BRONZE
1989
Bra (S Paulo)
CUBA
Brazil Canada
1993
Bra (S Paulo)
USA
Brazil Canada
1995
Can (Hamilton)
CANADA
Cuba P Rico
1997
Bra (S Paulo)
BRAZIL
USA Cuba
1999 Cub (Havana)
CUBA
Brazil Canada
2001
Bra (Sao Luis)
BRAZIL
Cuba Argentina
2003
Mex (Culiacan)
BRAZIL
Cuba Canada
2005
Dom (H M'yor)
CUBA
Brazil Canada
2007
Chl (Valdivia)
USA
Cuba Brazil
2009
Bra (Cuiaba)
BRAZIL
Argentina Canada
2011 Col (Neiva) BRAZIL Argentina Canada
2013 Mex (Xalapa) CUBA Canada Brazil
2015 Can (E'onton) CANADA Cuba Argentina
2017 Arg (B Aires) CANADA Argentina Puerto Rico
 
Pan-American Games (Women)

Women's basketball was not staged in the inaugural Pan-American Games in1951, but has been a feature of the multi-sports festival since 1955, apart from 1995 when the tournament in Mar del Plata was cancelled.

YEAR
VENUE
WINNERS
SILVER
BRONZE
1955
Mexico C, Mex
USA
Chile
Brazil
1959
Chicago, USA
USA
Brazil
Chile
1963
Sao Paulo, Bra
USA
Brazil
Chile
1967
Winnipeg, Can
BRAZIL
USA
Canada
1971
Cali, Col
BRAZIL
USA
Cuba
1975
Mexico C, Mex
USA
Mexico
Cuba
1979
San Juan, Pri
CUBA
USA
Canada
1983
Caracas, Ven
USA
Cuba
Brazil
1987
Ind'apolis, USA
USA
Brazil
Canada
1991
Havana, Cub
BRAZIL
Cuba
USA
1999
Winnipeg, Can
CUBA
Canada
USA
2003
S Dom, Dom
CUBA
USA
Brazil
2007
Rio de J, Bra
USA
Brazil
Cuba
2011 Gua'jara, Mex PUERTO RICO
Mexico Brazil
2015 Toronto, Can CANADA USA Cuba

 

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