FIBA Oceania Championship

Short History

     The FIBA Oceania Championship was a men's international basketball competition that was governed by FIBA Oceania. The first edition was held in 1971, in New Zealand. The tournament usually has been played biannually with some deviations and was also a qualifying tournament for the FIBA World Cup and the Olympic Games. However, beginning in 2017, all FIBA continental championships would no longer be part of the qualifying process. Therefore, the 2015 edition was the last to be held, and as of 2017, the FIBA Oceania teams can compete in the FIBA Asia Cup. When only Australia and New Zealand competed, the tournament was usually a best-of-three playoff, if other teams competed, a round-robin and a knockout stage was employed. In 2009, the format was changed to a two-game between the two countries.

Tournaments

Editions

Edition Year Host Date Nations Matches Venues Cities
1. 1971 New Zealand 7 - 13 August 1971 2 nations 3 matches 3 venues 3 cities
2. 1975 Australia 6 - 9 November 1975 2 nations 3 matches 3 venues 3 cities
3. 1978 New Zealand 1 - 8 April 1978 2 nations 3 matches 3 venues 3 cities
4. 1979 Australia 5 - 8 August 1979 2 nations 3 matches 2 venues 2 cities
5. 1981 New Zealand 7 - 8 August 1981 2 nations 2 matches 1 venues 1 cities
6. 1983 New Zealand 30 Aug - 3 Sep 1983 2 nations 2 matches 1 venues 1 cities
7. 1985 Australia 24 - 27 October 1985 2 nations 3 matches 2 venues 2 cities
8. 1987 New Zealand 31 Aug - 4 Sep 1987 3 nations 4 matches 2 venues 2 cities
9. 1989 Australia 28 Aug - 3 Sep 1989 2 nations 2 matches 1 venues 1 cities
10. 1991 New Zealand 1 - 7 June 1991 2 nations 2 matches 1 venues 1 cities
11. 1993 New Zealand 7 - 10 June 1993 3 nations 4 matches 1 venues 1 cities
12. 1995 Australia 18 - 22 June 1995 3 nations 4 matches 1 venues 1 cities
13. 1997 New Zealand 1 - 4 June 1997 3 nations 4 matches 2 venues 2 cities
14. 1999 New Zealand 2 October 1999 2 nations 1 matches 1 venues 1 cities
15. 2001 New Zealand 21 - 23 September 2001 2 nations 3 matches 3 venues 3 cities
16. 2003 Australia 1 - 4 September 2003 2 nations 3 matches 3 venues 3 cities
17. 2005 New Zealand 17 - 21 August 2005 2 nations 3 matches 3 venues 3 cities
18. 2007 Australia 20 - 24 August 2007 2 nations 3 matches 3 venues 3 cities
19. 2009 Australia
New Zealand
23 - 25 August 2009 2 nations 2 matches 2 venues 2 cities
20. 2011 Australia 7 - 11 September 2011 2 nations 2 matches 3 venues 3 cities
21. 2013 New Zealand
Australia
14 - 18 August 2013 2 nations 2 matches 2 venues 2 cities
22. 2015 Australia
New Zealand
15 - 18 August 2015 2 nations 2 matches 2 venues 2 cities

Final positions

Edition Year Host Champions Runners-up Third place
1. 1971 New Zealand AUSTRALIA New Zealand
2. 1975 Australia AUSTRALIA New Zealand
3. 1978 New Zealand AUSTRALIA New Zealand
4. 1979 Australia AUSTRALIA New Zealand
5. 1981 New Zealand AUSTRALIA New Zealand
6. 1983 New Zealand AUSTRALIA New Zealand
7. 1985 Australia AUSTRALIA New Zealand
8. 1987 New Zealand AUSTRALIA New Zealand French Polynesia
9. 1989 Australia AUSTRALIA New Zealand
10. 1991 New Zealand AUSTRALIA New Zealand
11. 1993 New Zealand AUSTRALIA New Zealand Western Samoa
12. 1995 Australia AUSTRALIA New Zealand American Samoa
13. 1997 New Zealand AUSTRALIA New Zealand New Caledonia
14. 1999 New Zealand NEW ZEALAND Guam
15. 2001 New Zealand NEW ZEALAND Australia
16. 2003 Australia AUSTRALIA New Zealand
17. 2005 New Zealand AUSTRALIA New Zealand
18. 2007 Australia AUSTRALIA New Zealand
19. 2009 Australia
New Zealand
NEW ZEALAND Australia
20. 2011 Australia AUSTRALIA New Zealand
21. 2013 New Zealand
Australia
AUSTRALIA New Zealand
22. 2015 New Zealand
Australia
AUSTRALIA New Zealand

Results

Edition Year Host Final 3. place play-off Semi-finals
1. 1971 New Zealand Australia - New Zealand 91-56, 107-58, 117-72
2. 1975 Australia Australia - New Zealand 83-57, 87-67, 101-63
3. 1978 New Zealand Australia - New Zealand 93-71, 65-67, 76-69
4. 1979 Australia Australia - New Zealand 65-41, 62-53, 115-73
5. 1981 New Zealand Australia - New Zealand 78-55, 80-71
6. 1983 New Zealand Australia - New Zealand 89-52, 87-76
7. 1985 Australia Australia - New Zealand 92-66, 96-75, 98-62
8. 1987 New Zealand Australia - New Zealand 115-59 3. French Polynesia Round group stage
1. & 2. advance to final
9. 1989 Australia Australia - New Zealand 91-54, 106-55
10. 1991 New Zealand Australia - New Zealand 96-79, 74-57
11. 1993 New Zealand Australia - New Zealand 86-78 3. Western Samoa Round group stage
1. & 2. advance to final
12. 1995 Australia Australia - New Zealand 102-62 3. American Samoa Round group stage
1. & 2. advance to final
13. 1997 New Zealand Australia - New Zealand 85-67 3. New Caledonia Round group stage
1. & 2. advance to final
14. 1999 New Zealand New Zealand - Guam 125-43
15. 2001 New Zealand New Zealand - Australia 85-78, 79-81, 89-78
16. 2003 Australia Australia - New Zealand 79-66, 90-76, 84-75
17. 2005 New Zealand Australia - New Zealand 82-69, 82-71, 91-80
18. 2007 Australia Australia - New Zealand 79-67, 93-67, 58-67
19. 2009 Australia
New Zealand
Australia - New Zealand 84-77
New Zealand - Australia 100-78
20. 2011 Australia Australia - New Zealand 91-78, 81-64, 92-68
21. 2013 New Zealand
Australia
New Zealand - Australia 59-70
Australia - New Zealand 76-63
22. 2009 Australia
New Zealand
Australia - New Zealand 71-59
New Zealand - Australia 79-89

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