1983 FIBA World Championship for Women

The 1983 FIBA World Championship for Women (Portuguese: Campeonato Mundial Feminino Fiba de 1983) was hosted by Brazil from July 24 to August 6, 1983. The Soviet Union won the tournament, defeating the United States 84–82 in the final.

1983 FIBA World Championship
for Women
9th FIBA World Championship for Women
Tournament details
Host nation Brazil
Dates July 24 – August 6, 1983
Teams 14
Venues 4 

(in 4 host cities)
Champions  Soviet Union

(6th title)
Official website
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City Venue
Brasilia Nilson Nelson Gymnasium
Porto Alegre Gigantinho
Rio de Janeiro Ginásio do Maracanãzinho
São Paulo Ginásio do Ibirapuera ( Ibirapuera)
Group A Group B Group C Semifinal round

 Bulgaria
 Cuba
 South Korea
 Peru

 Australia
 Japan
 Poland
 Yugoslavia

 Canada
 China
 Soviet Union
 Zaire

 Brazil – host
 United States

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