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31px 1957 FIBA World Championship for Women
|No. of teams||10|
|Brazil (1st title)|
|Most titles||Brazil (1 title)|
The FIBA World Championship for Women is an international basketball competition contested by the women's national basketball teams of FIBA. The competition is currently held on a four-year cycle which has been the case since the first edition in 1953.
The Women's World Championship first edition was played in 1953 which was three years after the Men's first edition held in Argentina. The competition which had ten teams compete from all across the World would have one preliminary match before heading into a final round where Brazil would win the first championship after they defeated the host nation in Chile to claim the gold medal over the United States by the virtual of defeating the United States in the head to head match. While France came in third.
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