EuroBasket 2003

EuroBasket 2003
Eurobasket03 logo.jpg
Official logo of the EuroBasket 2003
Tournament details
Host countrySweden
DatesSeptember 5–14
Teams16
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Lithuania (3rd title)
Runners-up Spain
Third place Italy
Fourth place France
Tournament statistics
Games played40
MVPLithuania Šarūnas Jasikevičius
Top scorerSpain Pau Gasol
(25.8 points per game)
2001
2005

The 2003 FIBA European Championship, commonly called FIBA EuroBasket 2003, was the 33rd FIBA EuroBasket regional basketball championship held by FIBA Europe, which also served as Europe qualifier for the 2004 Summer Olympics, giving a berth to the top three teams in the final standings. It was held in Sweden between September 5 and September 14 2003. Sixteen national teams entered the event under the auspices of FIBA Europe, the sport's regional governing body. The cities of Borås, Luleå, Norrköping, Södertälje and Stockholm hosted the tournament. Lithuania won its third FIBA European title by defeating Spain with a 93–84 score in the final. Lithuania's Šarūnas Jasikevičius was voted the tournament's MVP.

Venues

Location Picture City Arena Capacity Status Round
Boråshallen.JPG Borås Boråshallen 3,000 Opened in 1957 Group D
Coop Arena.JPG Luleå Coop Norrbotten Arena 6,500 Opened in 1970 Group A
Himmelstalundshallen i Norrköping, den 24 april 2007.JPG Norrköping Himmelstalundshallen 4,280 Opened in 1977 Group B
Södertälje SK vs Leksands IF, Axa Sports Center 2007-03-22.jpg Södertälje Scaniarinken 7,250 Opened in 1970 Group C
Globen Stockholm February 2007.jpg Stockholm Stockholm Globe Arena 7,250 Opened in 1989 Knockout stages
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