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15/03/2014
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PR N°13 - Draw results for 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women

ISTANBUL, Turkey (FIBA Basketball World Championship for Women) - The Official Draw for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women took place on Saturday evening at Ciragan Palace.

Here are the four groups which consist of four teams each.

Group A (Ankara): 1. Brazil; 2. Japan; 3. Spain; 4. Czech Republic.
Group B (Ankara): 1. Mozambique; 2. Turkey; 3. France; 4. Canada
Group C (Istanbul): 1. Korea; 2. Cuba; 3. Australia; 4. Belarus.
Group D (Istanbul): 1. Serbia; 2. China; 3. USA; 4. Angola.

The Group Phase will take place from 27 to 30 September, and the Final Phase from 1 to 5 October.

In attendance for this milestone event on the Road to Turkey 2014 were distinguished guests including: the Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, Mr Muhtar Kent; the Turkish Director General of Sports, Mr Mehmet Baykan; the President of the Turkish Basketball Federation, Mr Turgay Demirel; the President of FIBA, Mr Yvan Mainini; the Secretary General Emeritus of FIBA, Mr Borislav Stankovic; the Secretary General of FIBA, Mr Patrick Baumann.

They were joined by representatives of the participating team delegations - including head coaches and officials - as well as members of the Turkish and foreign media.

Click here for the competition system and here the full schedule (please note that the times of the games will be determined at a later stage and that the order in which the games are listed does not reflect the order in which they will be played).

Tickets for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women will go on sale in April.

Go to www.fiba.basketball/turkey2014 to find out more.

FIBA

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About the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women

The 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women will take place in Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey from 27 September to 5 October.

The FIBA World Championship for Women was first held in 1953 and is the biggest women's national team basketball competition.

Go to www.fiba.basketball/turkey2014 to find out more.

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To the attention of media outlets

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