Basketball at the 1934 Women's World Games

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1934 Women's World Games Basketball Tournament
London 1934
Tournament details
Games1934 Women's World Games
Host nationUnited Kingdom
Duration8-11 August 1934
Women's tournament
1 Gold medalists  France
2 Silver medalists United States
3 Bronze medalists  Poland
← 1930

Basketball at the 1934 Women's World Games was the second appearance of the sport at the Women's World Games.[1]

In the final France beated the United States and became the champion.

Players[change | change source]

Source: [1]

Matches[change | change source]

Semi-final[change | change source]

The only semi-final was played on 8 August between Poland and France. The referee of the semi-final was from France, leading to protest of the Polish team in such an important game. France beated Poland with 36 versus 20 points. Poland was eventually classified in third place of the Games.[1]

8 August
 Poland 20–36  France

Final[change | change source]

In the final France beated the United States and so becoming World World Games champion.[2] Like in the semi-final, also in this match the referee was from France.[1]

11 August
 France 34–23  United States

 1934 Women's World Games Champion 

First title

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 DROZDEK-MAàOLEPSZA, Teresa (2014). "Women's World Games (1922–1934)" (PDF). Akademii im. Jana Dáugosza w CzĊstochowie. p. 71. Retrieved 2 July 2022.
  2. "Duitschland wint te Londen". De Telegraaf (in Dutch). 12 August 1934. Retrieved 27 June 2022 – via Delpher.