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1935 EuroBasket
Tournament details
Host country Switzerland
City Geneva
Dates 2–7 May
Teams 10
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland (1st title)
Runners-up Flag of Spain (1931–1939).svg Spain
Third place Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia
Fourth place 23x15px Latvia
Tournament statistics
MVP Spain Rafael Martín
Top scorer Italy Livio Franceschini
(16.5 points per game)
1937

The 1935 FIBA European Championship, commonly called EuroBasket 1935, was the first FIBA EuroBasket regional basketball championship, held by FIBA Europe, as well as a test event preceding the first Olympic basketball tournament at the 1936 Summer Olympics. Ten national teams affiliated with the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) took part in the competition. The event was hosted by Switzerland and held in Geneva in May 1935.

Preliminary round

Before the tournament began, a qualification game was played between Spain and Portugal with the game was held in Madrid, Spain. It was referred by Spanish coach Mariano Manent as Spain won, 31–16.

Results

First round

The preliminary round was single-elimination, with losers moving to the classification round. Three of the five winners moved immediately to the semi-finals, while two played each other in a sixth preliminary game, with the winner moving on and the loser going to classification.

2 May 1935
Spain Flag of Spain (1931–1939).svg 27–22 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium
Scoring by half: 14–10, 13–12
Pavillon des Sports du Bout-du-Monde, Geneva



2 May 1935
Latvia 23x15px 48–10 23x15px Hungary
Scoring by half: 23–6, 25–4
Pavillon des Sports du Bout-du-Monde, Geneva



2 May 1935
Czechoslovakia Flag of the Czech Republic.svg 22–20 Flag of France.svg France
Scoring by half: 10–12, 12–8
Pavillon des Sports du Bout-du-Monde, Geneva



2 May 1935
Italy Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg 39–28 Flag of Bulgaria.svg Bulgaria
Scoring by half: 21–13, 18–15
Pavillon des Sports du Bout-du-Monde, Geneva



2 May 1935
Switzerland  Flag of Switzerland.svg 40–12 23x15px Romania
Scoring by half: 23–5, 17–7
Pavillon des Sports du Bout-du-Monde, Geneva



2 May 1935
Switzerland  Flag of Switzerland.svg 26–19 Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg Italy
Scoring by half: 14–9, 12–10
Pavillon des Sports du Bout-du-Monde, Geneva


Classification round

The classification round served to place the six teams eliminated in the preliminary round into places 5 through 10.

 
5th–10th place quarterfinals5th–8th place semifinalsFifth place match
 
          
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium23
 
 
 
23x15px Hungary18
 
Flag of Bulgaria.svg Bulgaria18
 
 
 
23x15px Hungary21
 
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium35
 
 
Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg Italy43
 
 
 
 
 
Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg Italy30
 
 
 
Flag of France.svg France28 Seventh place match
 
Flag of France.svg France63
 
 
 
23x15px Romania15
 
23x15px Hungary18
 
 
Flag of France.svg France40
 
 
Ninth place match
 
  
 
 
 
 
Flag of Bulgaria.svg Bulgaria22
 
 
23x15px Romania1
 

Final Round

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
May 6, 1935
 
 
23x15px Latvia20
 
May 7, 1935
 
Flag of Spain (1931–1939).svg Spain22
 
Flag of Spain (1931–1939).svg Spain18
 
May 6, 1935
 
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland21
 
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland24
 
 
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia20
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
May 7, 1935
 
 
23x15px Latvia20
 
 
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia26

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