Record Number Of Teams Enter 2008 Youth Competitions

13.11.2007

A record 223 teams from 50 national federations have entered the FIBA Europe Youth competitions for 2008.

The dates of the FIBA Europe Youth Championships for the coming year were decided during the Central Board meeting in Prague, Czech Republic, November 10-11.

Twelve countries will organise the 14 tournaments in the three age categories (U20, U18 and U16) in both men and women.

The draw for all tournaments will take place in Venice, Italy, on 16 February.


MEN

Under 20 European Championship Men

Division A: 1 – 10 August 2008, Ventspils, Latvia
Division B: 1 – 10 August 2008, Targu Mures, Romania

Under 18 European Championship Men

Division A: 25 July – 3 August 2008, Amaliada/Pyrgos, Greece
Division B: 25 July – 3 August 2008, Szombathely, Hungary

Under 16 European Championship Men

Division A: 15 – 24 August 2008, Chieti/Pescara, Italy
Division B: 15 – 24 August 2008, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Division C: 26 June – 1 July 2008, Gibraltar

WOMEN

Under 20 European Championship Women

Division A: 11 – 20 July 2008, Chieti/Pescara, Italy
Division B: 11 – 20 July 2008, Poznan, Poland

Under 18 European Championship Women

Division A: 18 – 27 July 2008, Poprad, Slovak Republic
Division B: 6 – 15 August 2008, Skopje, F.Y.R.O.M.

Under 16 European Championship Women

Division A: 8 – 17 August 2008, Katowice, Poland
Division B: 8 – 17 August 2008, Sofia, Bulgaria
Division C: 14 – 19 July 2008, Principality of Monaco


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