|Source||International Basketball Federation(FIBA)|
|Date||05 Apr 2015|
FIBA Basketball World Cup was known as the FIBA World Championship from 1950 to 2010. Total 17 championships has been held the inaugural tournament in 1950. The most recent FIBA World Cup 2014 was won by USA, who beat Serbia 129-92 to win their fifth World Cup title. France won bronze medal. The next FIBA World Cup will be held in 2019.
Yugoslavia and USA have won five golds each, followed by Soviet Union with three golds. Two times Brazil has won Championship, while Argentina and Spain has won one times. Three hosts has won gold medal : Argentina (1950), Brazil (1963) and Yugoslavia (1970). Two hosts has won Silver : Brazil (1954) and Turkey (2010). Total six different teams has won gold medal. 16 teams has won at least one medal in FIBA world cup.
36 (70.59%) out of 51 medals, has been won by four teams, USA (12), Yugoslavia (10), Soviet Union (8) and Brazil (6).
14 countries has hosted the tournament. Brazil, Argentina and Spain has hosted has hosted two times each. Argentina hosted the inaugural FIBA World Cup in 1950. World Cup 2014 was hosted by Brazil. Next World Cup will held in Asia (China or Philippines) in 2019.
|Year||Host||Gold||Silver||Gold medal game||Bronze||Total Teams|
|1974||Puerto Rico||Soviet Union||Yugoslavia||82-79||USA||14|