2005 FIBA Americas Championship

The basketball Americas Championship 2005 ( officially: Campeonato FIBA Americas 2005 ( english The FIBA Americas Championship 2005 )) is the 12th edition of this tournament and was held from August 24 to September 4, 2005 in the Dominican capital Santo Domingo instead. In the tournament, it was next to the continental championship for national representative teams of men of the Continental Association FIBA Americas at the same time in order to qualify for the FIBA World Championship in 2006. Among the ten participating teams, the four semi-finalists qualified directly for the World Championships. As vice world champions Argentina were already qualified as Olympic champion directly for the world championships in a semi-final of the Argentine team the direct qualification for the fifth place was possible. The games were exclusively held in the Palacio Virgilio Travieso Soto, in which two years earlier had taken place in 2003, the basketball competitions of the Pan American Games.

  • 3.1 Group A
  • 3.2 Group B


Regional qualification according to the sub-zones of the Continental Association. In addition to the two national teams of the North American sub-zone, the four semi-finalists of the Central and South American Championships, which also hosts the Dominican Republic was the winner of the Centro Basket 2004.

North America

  • Canada Canada
  • United States United States

Central America & the Caribbean

  • Dominican Republic Dominican Republic ( Host & Winner CentroBasket 2004)
  • Puerto Rico Puerto Rico ( Centro Basket Finalist 2004)
  • Panama Panama ( Bronze CentroBasket 2004)
  • Mexico Mexico ( semifinalist CentroBasket 2004)

South America

  • Argentina Argentina (winner Campeonato Sudamericano 2004)
  • Brazil Brazil ( Finalist Campeonato Sudamericano 2004)
  • Venezuela Venezuela ( Bronze Campeonato Sudamericano 2004)
  • Uruguay Uruguay ( semifinalist Campeonato Sudamericano 2004)


At the tournament in a preliminary round was held two groups of five teams as a round-robin tournament. The two lowest-ranked teams in the first round and then eliminated from the tournament, while the other teams playing off taking with their preliminaries results a second round as a continuation of the round tournament against the top four teams of the other preliminary round group. The top four teams this second round were qualified for the World Championships and played in the final round in the knockout system, the medals of the continental championships among themselves.

Preliminary round

The preliminary round matches took place between 24 August and 28 August 2005.

Group A

Group B

Second round

The matches of the second round, which measured the four participants in the World Championships, took place between 30 August and 2 September 2005. The battered results of the preliminary round are indicated in italics.

Medal round

Pictures of 2005 FIBA Americas Championship