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Hosts for remaining 2022 European events and early designations for 2023 announced
MUNICH (Germany) - The hosts for FIBA European Championships for Small Countries and the remaining 2022 Youth European Championships have been announced after they were approved by the FIBA Europe Board earlier this month, with the early designations for 2023 events also confirmed.
European Championships for Small Countries
The FIBA European Championship for Small Countries 2022 will be hosted in Ta' Qali, Malta while Nicosia in Cyprus will organize the Women's European Championship for Small Countries. Both events will be played between June 28 and July 3, 2022.
Youth European Championships
The FIBA Women's U16 European Championship Division C was assigned to Korce, Albania and will be played from July 12-17, 2022.
The Board accepted a proposal by the Hungarian Basketball Federation to bring forward the dates of the FIBA Women's U20 European Championship, Division A by one day to July 8-16, 2022.
With all other hosts confirmed previously, the complete list of 2022 Youth European Championships is as follows:
|FIBA U20 European Championship||July 16-24, 2022||Podgorica, MNE|
|FIBA U20 European Championship, Division B||July 15-24, 2022||Tbilisi, GEO|
|FIBA U18 European Championship||July 30 - August 7, 2022||Konya, TUR|
|FIBA U18 European Championship, Division B||July 29 - August 7, 2022||Oradea, ROU|
|FIBA U18 European Championship, Division C||July 24-31, 2022||Serravalle, SMR|
|FIBA U16 European Championship||August 12-20, 2022||Skopje, MKD|
|FIBA U16 European Championship, Division B||August 11-20, 2022||Sofia, BUL|
|FIBA U16 European Championship, Division C||July 12-17, 2022||Prishtina, KOS|
|FIBA U20 Women's European Championship||July 8-16, 2022||Sopron, HUN|
|FIBA U20 Women's European Championship, Division B||July 9-17, 2022||Skopje, MKD|
|FIBA U18 Women's European Championship||August 6-14, 2022||Heraklion, GRE|
|FIBA U18 Women's European Championship, Division B||August 5-14, 2022||Oberwart & Gussing, AUT|
|FIBA U18 Women's European Championship, Division C||July 26-31, 2022||Andorra La Vella, AND|
|FIBA U16 Women's European Championship||August 19-27, 2022||Matosinhos, POR|
|FIBA U16 Women's European Championship, Division B||August 18-27, 2022||Sarajevo, BIH|
|FIBA U16 Women's European Championship, Division C||July 12-17, 2022||Korce, ALB|
The Board also accepted a proposal by the Youth Commission and Competitions Commission of FIBA Europe to amend the principles for the Draw seedings for Youth European Championship.
The seedings will now be based on the average results in the same category from the last three years of events played.
In addition to confirming the 2022 hosts, the Board also approved the early designation candidatures for the following 2023 events:
- FIBA U20 European Championship, Division A in Heraklion, Crete
- FIBA U20 European Championship, Division B in Sofia, Bulgaria
- FIBA U18 European Championship, Division A in Nis, Serbia
- FIBA U18 European Championship, Division B in Matosinhos, Portugal
- FIBA Women's U16 European Championship, Division A or B in Ankara, Turkey (depending on which division Turkey women's U16 national team will be in 2023)
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