FIBA Women's AmeriCup

Short History

     The FIBA Women's AmeriCup is a women's international basketball competition that is governed by FIBA Americas. Countries from Northern America, Central America, the Caribbean and South America compete in this tournament. The first edition was held in 1989, in Brazil, as the FIBA Americas Championship for Women. For the 2017 edition it was renamed to its current name. It is held biennially and it serves as the qualification tournament for the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup and the Olympic Games, for the FIBA Americas region. The United States team doesn't typically participate in the tournament as it usually qualifies for major tournaments by virtue of winning mentioned competitions.

Tournaments

Editions

Edition Year Host Date Nations Matches Venues Cities
FIBA Americas Championship for Women
1. 1989 Brazil 6 - 13 August 1989 8 nations 24 matches 1 venues 1 cities
2. 1993 Brazil 26 Jun - 4 Jul 1993 8 nations 22 matches 1 venues 1 cities
3. 1995 Canada 22 - 29 June 1995 5 nations 13 matches 1 venues 1 cities
4. 1997 Brazil 5 - 10 August 1997 8 nations 19 matches 1 venues 1 cities
5. 1999 Cuba 12 - 17 May 1999 8 nations 19 matches 1 venues 1 cities
6. 2001 Brazil 10 - 15 September 2001 6 nations 12 matches 1 venues 1 cities
7. 2003 Mexico 17 - 21 September 2003 7 nations 15 matches 1 venues 1 cities
8. 2005 Dominican Republic 14 - 18 August 2005 6 nations 15 matches 1 venues 1 cities
9. 2007 Chile 26 - 30 September 2007 8 nations 20 matches 1 venues 1 cities
10. 2009 Brazil 23 - 27 September 2009 8 nations 20 matches 1 venues 1 cities
11. 2011 Colombia 24 Sep - 1 Oct 2011 10 nations 24 matches 1 venues 1 cities
12. 2013 Mexico 21 - 28 September 2013 10 nations 24 matches 1 venues 1 cities
13. 2015 Canada 8 - 16 August 2015 10 nations 24 matches 1 venues 1 cities
FIBA Women's AmeriCup
14. 2017 Argentina 6 - 13 August 2017 10 nations 24 matches 1 venues 1 cities
15. 2019 Puerto Rico 22 - 29 September 2019 10 nations 24 matches 1 venues 1 cities

Final positions

Edition Year Host Champions Runners-up Third place
FIBA Americas Championship for Women
1. 1989 Brazil CUBA Brazil Canada
2. 1993 Brazil UNITED STATES Brazil Canada
3. 1995 Canada CANADA Cuba Puerto Rico
4. 1997 Brazil BRAZIL United States Cuba
5. 1999 Cuba CUBA Brazil Canada
6. 2001 Brazil BRAZIL Cuba Argentina
7. 2003 Mexico BRAZIL Cuba Canada
8. 2005 Dominican Republic CUBA Brazil Canada
9. 2007 Chile UNITED STATES Cuba Brazil
10. 2009 Brazil BRAZIL Argentina Canada
11. 2011 Colombia BRAZIL Argentina Canada
12. 2013 Mexico CUBA Canada Brazil
13. 2015 Canada CANADA Cuba Argentina
FIBA Women's AmeriCup
14. 2017 Argentina CANADA Argentina Puerto Rico
15. 2019 Puerto Rico UNITED STATES Canada Brazil

Results

Edition Year Host Final 3. place play-off Semi-finals
FIBA Americas Championship for Women
1. 1989 Brazil Cuba - Brazil 87-84 Canada - United States 71-63 Second round group stage
1. & 2. go to final, 3. & 4. go to 3P match
2. 1993 Brazil United States - Brazil 106-92 Canada - Cuba 61-54 Second round group stage
1. & 2. go to final, 3. & 4. go to 3P match
3. 1995 Canada Canada - Cuba 80-73 No third place play-off match
Based on standings
Canada - Puerto Rico 70-41
Cuba - Argentina 90-32
4. 1997 Brazil Brazil - United States 101-95 Cuba - Argentina 81-77 Second round group stage
1. & 2. go to final, 3. & 4. go to 3P match
5. 1999 Cuba Cuba - Brazil 90-87 Canada - Mexico 80-37 Cuba - Canada 80-60
Brazil - Mexico 76-43
6. 2001 Brazil Brazil - Cuba 88-83 No third place play-off match
Based on standings
Second round group stage
1. & 2. advance to final
7. 2003 Mexico Brazil - Cuba 90-81 Canada - Mexico 71-34 Brazil - Canada 71-65
Cuba - Mexico 76-49
8. 2005 Dominican Republic 1. Cuba, 2. Brazil 3. Canada, 4. Argentina
5. Puerto Rico, 6. Dominican Republic
Round-robin group
9. 2007 Chile United States - Cuba 101-71 Brazil - Argentina 73-41 United States - Argentina 104-53
Cuba - Brazil 69-67
10. 2009 Brazil Brazil - Argentina 71-48 Canada - Cuba 59-49 (OT) Brazil - Cuba 79-59
Argentina - Canada 63-53
11. 2011 Colombia Brazil - Argentina 74-33 Canada - Cuba 59-46 Brazil - Cuba 66-53
Argentina - Canada 61-59
12. 2013 Mexico Cuba - Canada 79-71 Brazil - Puerto Rico 66-56 Cuba - Brazil 72-68
Canada - Puerto Rico 61-59
13. 2015 Canada Canada - Cuba 82-66 Argentina - Brazil 66-59 Canada - Brazil 83-66
Cuba - Argentina 89-79 (OT)
FIBA Women's AmeriCup
14. 2017 Argentina Canada - Argentina 67-65 Puerto Rico - Brazil 75-68 Canada - Brazil 84-45
Argentina - Puerto Rico 48-44
15. 2019 Puerto Rico United States - Canada 67-46 Brazil - Puerto Rico 95-66 United States - Puerto Rico 78-54
Canada - Brazil 66-58

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