Men Basketball Olympic Games 1952 Intercontinental qualification Helsinki (FIN) - 14-18.07
Best 2 from each Group qualify to the main tournament Men 1952
It was decided to reduce the teams playing in the main tournament to 16. 10 teams qualified directly following their achivements in previous Games, World and European Championships. The rest teams had to play in this qualification. In those days Egypt was one of the strongest European teams.
Qualified teams
Group ABulgariaCubaGroup BPhilippinesHungaryGroup CCanadaEgypt
A Team with 2 wins was qualified and a Team with 2 defeats was eliminated. This regulament was similar to the regulament used those days in Wrestling.
Group Awlpfpa
1. Bulgaria20131:114
2. Cuba21186:176
3. Belgium12173:179
4. Switzerland02107:128
TeamBuCuBeSw
Bulgaria----62:56 69:58
Cuba ----59:51
Belgium 63:71----59:49
Switzerland ----
dateteam 1scoreteam 2HT
14.07Bulgaria69-58Switzerland30-22
14.07Cuba59-51Belgium31-28
15.07Belgium59-49Switzerland33-25
Switzerland eliminated
17.07Bulgaria62-56Cuba29-30
Bulgaria qualify
18.07Cuba71-63Belgium
Cuba qualify, Belgium eliminated
Group Bwlpfpa
1. Philippines20105:82
2. Hungary21157:130
3. Greece12136:174
4. Israel0299:111
TeamPhHuGrIs
Philippines----48:35 57:47
Hungary ----75:38
Greece 44:47----54:52
Israel ----
dateteam 1scoreteam 2HT
14.07Philipines57-47Israel29-27
14.07Hungary75-38Greece37-21
15.07Greece54-52Israel27-35
Israel eliminated
17.07Philipines48-35Hungary26-19
Philippines qualify
18.07Hungary47-44Greece31-23
Hungary qualify, Greece eliminated
Group Cwlpfpa
1. Canada30203:165
2. Egypt21187:177
3. Italy22221:210
4. Turkey0289:113
5. Romania0290:125
TeamCaEgItRoTu
Canada----63:5768:5772:51
Egypt ----66:62 64:52
Italy ----53:3949:37
Romania ----
Turkey ----
dateteam 1scoreteam 2HT
14.07Canada68-57Italy35-25
14.07Egypt64-52Turkey27-18
15.07Canada72-51Romania28-21
15.07Italy49-37Turkey49-37
Turkey eliminated
17.07Canada63-57Egypt38-31
Canada qualify
17.07Italy53-39Romania19-26
Romania eliminated
18.07Egypt66-62Italy25-27
Egypt qualify, Italy eliminated
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