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July 2023
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All you need to know: FIBA U16 Women's European Championship 2023, Division C

ANDORRA LA VELLA (Andorra) - The FIBA U16 Women's European Championship, Division C is one of 16 youth events that will take place across the summer of 2023.

The tournament will take place in Andorra la Vella, Andorra from July 18-23, 2023.

Who is participating?

A total of eight teams will compete for the title in Division C. They have been split into two groups of four. The Group Phase is as follows.

Group A: Armenia, Georgia, Malta, Gibraltar
Group B: Andorra, Moldova, Albania, Azerbaijan

What is the schedule?

The Group Phase will take place across the first three days of the tournament with a rest day on July 21 before the competition moves onto the Semi-Finals on July 22. The Final will take place on July 23, with the final Classification games also determining each of the eight positions.

Check out the full schedule here.

Who were the winners in 2022?

Cyprus lifted the title for the second successive tournament with a 58-42 triumph over Armenia. Evdokia Patsalidou top scored with 17 points for the champions as they used a 27-5 third period to pull clear on their way to victory.


Cyprus are not participating this year, but Armenia and Malta will be pushing to step further up the podium.

Former MVPs

Despite coming up short in the Final, there was solace for Armenia's Seda Gabrielyan after earning the MVP award with averages of 24.2 points, 9.2 rebounds, 5.8 steals and 2.6 assists per game.

The previous five winners are as follows:

2022: Seda Gabrielyan (ARM)
2019: Panagiota Kyriakou (CYP)
2018: Sarah Pia Winkler (AUT)
2017: Anna Aslanian (ARM)
2016: Natalia Otkhmezuri (GEO)

Roll of honor

Cyprus are four-time winners of the event having lifted the title in the two most recent editions in 2019 and 2022. They were inaugural champions in 2000 before a 13-year wait for their second triumph. Scotland have three titles to their name and 11 medals overall, while Iceland have also won the competition on three occasions.

Position Team 🥇 🥈 🥉 Total
1. Cyprus 4 2 0 6
2. Scotland 3 4 4 11
3. Iceland 3 1 0 4

The full list of medalists can be found here.

How to watch?

All the action will be available to watch live on the FIBA YouTube channel - and can also be accessed via the respective game pages on the website.

Want more action?

The best way to keep up to date for all of the action is via the official tournament website as well as following NextGenHoops across social media - on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Don't forget to check out the action from the FIBA U16 Women's European Championship 2023 and FIBA U16 Women's European Championship 2023, Division B tournaments.