1963 FIBA World Championship
The 4th World Basketball Championship was held from 12 to 25 May 1963 in Brazil, with 13 countries instead.
In the preliminary round of four teams played in three groups against each other. The winner of the match was awarded two points, the loser one point. Stand a game at the end of regulation time draw, so there was extension.
The draw gave the following groups:
- Canada 1957 Canada
- France France
- Soviet Union 1955 Soviet Union
- Uruguay Uruguay
- Japan Japan
- Peru Peru
- Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
- Yugoslavia Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Group A - Belo Horizonte
Group B - Curitiba
Group C - São Paulo
Classification Round - Petrópolis
After the preliminary round, the third - and fourth-placed each group played in the classification round for places 8 to 13
Case of a tie in the final table certain direct comparison of the teams on the placement. Thereby found no decision instead, the goal average of the games among themselves was crucial.
Final Round - Rio de Janeiro
After the preliminary competition, qualified the first two teams in each group for the final round. Hosts Brazil was directly qualified for the final round.
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