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07/12/2016
Press Release

FIBA EuroBasket Women 2017 Draw seedings set

MUNICH (FIBA EuroBasket Women 2017) – In anticipation of the FIBA EuroBasket Women 2017 Draw, set to take place in Prague, Czech Republic on Friday afternoon, the seedings of the 16 participating teams have been released.

The seedings are based in equal part on the performance of the respective team at FIBA EuroBasket Women 2015 and in the FIBA EuroBasket Women 2017 Qualifiers.

In instances where teams had the same ranking after the above equation was calculated, their final position at FIBA EuroBasket Women 2015 has been used as the tie-breaker.

Seed Team Ranking 2015 Ranking 2017 Qualifier Average Ranking
1 France 2 2 2
1 Spain 3 1 2
1 Russia 6 3 4.5
1 Turkey 5 6 5.5
2 Serbia 1 12 6.5
2 Belarus 4 15 9.5
2 Ukraine 16 4 10
2 Montenegro 7 14 10.5
3 Greece 10 11 10.5
3 Slovak Republic 9 13 11
3 Czech Republic 11 n/a 11
3 Latvia 13 10 11.5
4 Italy 15 9 12
4 Hungary 17 8 12.5
4 Belgium 21 5 13
4 Slovenia 22 7 14.5

During the Draw, the teams will be drawn into four groups, each consisting of four teams.

The Draw Ceremony will take place in the historic Prague Old Town Hall beginning at 17:30 CET on Friday and can be followed live on YouTube.com/FIBA and facebook.com/FIBA.

FIBA EuroBasket Women 2017 will be played from 16-25 June 2017 in the Czech cities of Hradec Kralove and Prague.

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