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Iceland national basketball team

 

Iceland national basketball team

Iceland Ísland
FIBA ranking T-84th[1]
Joined FIBA 1959
FIBA zone FIBA Europe
National federation KKÍ
Coach Craig Pedersen
EuroBasket
Appearances 1 (2015)
Uniforms
Light jersey
Team colours
Light
Dark jersey
Team colours
Dark
Friendly game between Iceland and Lithuania in Vilnius (2008).

The Icelandic national basketball team is the national basketball team of Iceland.

The team participates at European tournaments. It qualified for the FIBA Eurobasket 2015 and is well represented in the Games of the Small States of Europe.

Contents

  • EuroBasket 2015 1
  • Competitive record 2
    • Eurobasket 2.1
    • Promotion Cup 2.2
    • Games of the Small States 2.3
  • Current roster 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

EuroBasket 2015

On August 28, 2014, Iceland qualified for the EuroBasket 2015, joining for the first time in its history the Final Round of the top European competition. Iceland achieved two wins to Great Britain and two narrow losses to Bosnia and Herzegovina, which allowed them to qualify as one of the best second teams.[2]

Iceland could not win any of its five game in the Group B, played in Berlin, Germany.

Competitive record

Eurobasket

EuroBasket
Year Position Pld W L
2015 24th 5 0 5
Total 5 0 5

Promotion Cup

Promotion Cup
Year Position Pld W L
1988 Champion 5 4 1
1990 Champion 5 5 0
1992 Third Place 5 3 2
Total 15 12 3

Games of the Small States

Games of the Small States of Europe
Year Position Pld W L
2003 Runners-up 5 4 1
2005 Runners-up 4 3 1
2007 Champions 5 5 0
2009 Fourth Place 5 3 2
2013 Third Place 4 2 2
2015 Runners-up 3 2 1

Current roster

Roster for the EuroBasket 2015.[3]

References

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking for Men". Fiba.Com. 3 October 2015. Retrieved 8 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Iceland Fall But Still Make History". FIBA Europe. 28 August 2014. Retrieved 28 August 2014. 
  3. ^ Roster

External links

  • Official website
  • FIBA profile
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