Basketball at the 1976 Summer Olympics

In the XXI. Summer Olympics 1976 in Montréal found with the introduction of competition for the first time two women competitions in basketball instead. Venue was the Centre Etienne- DesMarteau with 4500 spectators or the forum with 17650 spectators.

  • 2.1 Main Round

Preliminary round

Group A

Group B

Egypt denied on July 18, 1976, only the game against Czechoslovakia and then departed, once the team had joined the African boycott.

Second round

Final round

To accommodate 11

To place 9

To place 7

To place 5

3rd place



Women's basketball was the first time the program after the FIBA had played a World Cup and 1938 European Championship since 1953. Automatically qualify were the first three of the World Cup 1975 in Colombia ( Soviet Union, Japan, Czechoslovakia ) and host Canada. A qualifying tournament in Canada identified with the United States and Bulgaria, the last two open seats.

Main Round