Basketball at the 1930 Women's World Games

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1930 Women's World Games Basketball Tournament
Prague 1930
Tournament details
Games1930 Women's World Games
Host nationCzechoslovakia
CityPrague
Duration8 September
Women's tournament
Teams2
Medals
1 Gold medalists  Canada
2 Silver medalists France
Tournaments
 1934 →

Basketball at the 1930 Women's World Games was the first appearance of the sport at the Women's World Games. The winner was regarded as the 1930 World Champion.[1][2][3]

Seven nations nations entered the continental tournaments, five nations in the Europe Zone and two nations in the Americas zone. The winner of the 1930 European Women's Basketball Championship and America zone tournament played against each other in the final at the Women's Word Games in Prague on 8 September 1930.

Canada won the final, with France finishing second.

Preliminaires[change | change source]

Tournament Date Venue Berths Qualified
1930 European Women's Basketball Championship April – 13 July 1930 Poland Kraków
France Strasbourg
1  France
America Zone tournament 1  Canada (University of Vancouver)[4]
Total 2

Final[change | change source]

Players[change | change source]

Match[change | change source]

The Canadian team beated France with 18–14.[1][2][3]

According to Polish media the basketball final made an excellent impression. Both teams were described to play very well tactically and technically. France was technically weaker compared to the Canadians. The shot accuracy of the Canadians was said to have a great precision. The Canadians were described to have played with: speed, harmony and accuracy. France was described to have played with: ambition and devotion.[2]

8 September
 Canada 18–14  France
Scoring by half: 14–8, 4–6


 1930 Women's World Cames Champion 

Canada
First title

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Championnat d'Europe 1930 – Les premières Bleues en Or !". basket-retro.com (in French). 13 September 2021. Retrieved 2 July 2022.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 DROZDEK-MAàOLEPSZA, Teresa (2014). "Women's World Games (1922–1934)" (PDF). Akademii im. Jana Dáugosza w CzĊstochowie. p. 66-67. Retrieved 2 July 2022.
  3. 3.0 3.1 DROZDEK-MAàOLEPSZA, Teresa. "Women's sport in Poland in the light of „Przegląd Sportowy" [Sports Review] magazine (1930)". Akademii im. Jana Dáugosza w CzĊstochowie. p. 66-67. Retrieved 2 July 2022 – via kipdf.com.
  4. "De derde vrouwen wereldspelen. Het programma". De Tijd (in Dutch). 14 August 1930. Retrieved 5 July 2022 – via Delpher.
  5. "Au jour le jour en merge des grandes épreuves sportives". Le miroir des sports. 16 September 1930. p. 250. Retrieved 2 July 2022 – via kipdf.com.