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Men's World University Games All-Time Results & Standings

  • Date:
    Nov 13, 2015

Men's World University Games Summary of Finishes
(Since the U.S. began participating in 1965)

Gold   Silver   Bronze
United States
13 (^14) 
3
3
Soviet Union
2
5
1
Yugoslavia
2
3
1
Canada
1
4
4
Serbia
2
1
1
Serbia & Montenegro
1
0
1
Lithuania
1
0
1
Russia
1
2
1
Australia
0
1
0
China
0
1
1
Germany
0
1
1
Japan
0
1
0
South Korea
0
1
0
Ukraine
0
1
0
Brazil
0
0
3
Cuba
0
0
2
Spain
0
0
2
Czechoslovakia
0
0
1
Hungary
0
0
1


Men's World University Games Year-by-Year Final Standings

 1965   1967   1970   1973   1977   1979   1981   1983   1985   1987   1989
1. USA USA URS USA USA USA USA CAN URS YUG USA
2. URS KOR USA URS URS YUG URS YUG USA USA URS
3. HUN BRA CUB BRA CZK CUB YUG USA CAN ESP FRG
4. JPN YUG CAN CAN MEX ROM CUB BUL CUB CAN
5. PHI ITA BUL CUB CAN CAN CHN YUG BUL ISR
6. BEL BUL CUB ESP BUL CUB ISR JPN URS YUG
7. THA BRA YUG BRA FGR MEX CIV FIN CAN CUB
8. HKG KOR CZK BUL BEL BRA AUS EGY CZK BRA
9. CZK ISR MEX BRA FIN FIN BEL BRA TUR
10. POL JPN POL ISR KOR GBR KOR CHN FIN
11. CAN FRG YUG JPN TUR SEN PRK ISR MEX
12. HUN PUR HUN PAN CHN ANG AUS FIN GBR
13. FRG GBR ITA FIN POL KOR KUW GBR CHN
14. ROM MEX HOL CON GBR MEX CHN BEL POL
15. TUR FRA FRG LIB CIV EGY JOR KOR GRE
16. FRA DEN FRA JOR JPN LIB UAE GRE JPN
17. GRE HOL ISR HOL TUR
18. JPN BEL TUR GRE MEX
19. NED FIN GRE EGY FRG
20. ISR SWE SEN BEL FRA
21. POR POL JPN CON JPN
22. PAN GRE BEL LBR TUN
23. IRN POR CGO SOM COL
24. ALB SYR GBR SEN EGY
25. SEN IRN EGY NGR AST
26. SUD PER ZAM IRQ HKG
27. LUX LBR SUD LIB SUD
28. SUD DEN JOR LBR
29. IRQ SUD KUW
30. SYR


 1991   1993   1995   1997   1999   2001   2003   2005 
 2007 
 2009 
 2011 
 2013
 2015
1. USA USA USA USA USA YUG SCG USA
LTU
SRB
SRB
RUS
^USA
2. CAN CAN JPN CAN YUG CHN RUS UKR
SRB
RUS
CAN
AUS
GER
3. URS CHN CAN BRA ESP USA CAN SCG
CAN
USA
LTU
SRB
RUS
4. ISR ITA CZR ITA MEX GER CHN RUS
JPN
ISR
RUS
CAN
BRA
5. TUR CZR LTU KOR CAN LTU BUL GER
TUR
LTU
USA
LTU
FRA
6. CZK ISR GBR GBR RUS CAN TUR TUR
RUS
TUR
GER
ROM
LTU
7. ESP CRO CRO MEX LTU SWE AUS AUS
GER
BUL
FIN
EST
CAN
8. MEX IRE IRE NGR BRA BRA UKR CAN
KOR
GER
ROM
BRA
EST
9. GBR GBR KOR LTU GRE RUS EST ITA
+USA
CAN
UKR
USA
SRB
10. IRE EST MEX CZE TUR CZE GER LTU
ISR
FIN
TUR
FIN
AUS
11. KOR SWE RUS FIN NED GRE SWE GRE
FIN
UKR
CZE
MEX
KOR
12. JPN GRE CHN JPN GBR GBR MEX FIN
GRE
LAT
JPN
GER
SWE
13. SWE KOR BRA CHN CZE UKR CZE CZE
MEX
ROM
BRA
NOR
MNE
14. HUN TUR UAE RUS FIN JPN KOR CHN
UKR
GRE
ISR
KOR
FIN
15. FIN SUI HKG HKG BUL *KOR JPN KOR
NZL
ITA
AUS
CZE
TUR
16. NIG HKG RSA RSA JPN *TUR TPE JON
CHN
POR
MEX
MGL
CHN
17. HKG FIN FIN KOR ISV RSA SVK
AUS
AUS
KOR
SWE
MGL
18. LAT PER BUL HKG IRI
CZE
BRA
CHN
JPN
SUI
19. JPN RSA MEX KAZ POR
BRA
JPN
HUN
UKR
MEX
20. LIB IRL RSA ANG
TPE
MEX
UAE
UAE
CHI
21. GAB CHN NGR GBR
KAZ
IRI
NZL
CHI
JPN
22. MAR NGR PER BRA
THA
KOR
HKG
CHN
TPE
23. HKG HKG MEX
ANG
CHN
PHI
OMA
MOZ
24. LIB EST
RSA
UAE
 PHI
25. ANG RSA
RSA
 
26. IRI CYP
 
27. LIB
 
28. PER
 
29. UAE
 
30. HAI
 

LEGEND: ALB-Albania; ANG-Angola; AUS-Australia; AUT-Austria; BEL-Belgium; BRA-Brazil; BUL-Bulgaria; CAN-Canada; CGO-Congo; CHI-Chile; CHN-China; CIV-Ivory Coast; COL-Colombia; CRO-Croatia; CUB-Cuba; CYP-Cyprus; CZE-Czech Republic; CZK-Czechoslovakia; DEN-Denmark; EGY-Egypt; ESP-Spain; EST-Estonia; FIN-Finland; FRA-France; FRG-Federal Republic of Germany/West Germany; GAB-Gabon; GBR-Great Britain; GER-Germany; GRE-Greece; HAI-Haiti; HKG-Hong Kong; HUN-Hungary; IRL-Ireland; IRI-Iran; IRQ-Iraq; ISR-Israel; ISV-Virgin Islands; ITA-Italy; JOR-Jordan; JPN-Japan; KAZ-Kazakhstan; KOR- South Korea; KUW-Kuwait; LAT-Latvia; LBR-Liberia; LIB-Lebanon; LTU-Lithuania; LUX-Luxembourg; MAR-Morocco; MEX-Mexico; MGL-Mongolia; MNE-Montenegro; MOZ-Mozambique; NED-Netherlands; NGR-Nigeria; NOR-Norway; NZL-New Zealand; OMA-Oman; PAN-Panama; PER-Peru; PHI-Philippines; POL-Poland; POR-Portugal; PRK-People's Republic of Korea; PUR-Puerto Rico; ROM-Romania; RSA-Republic of South Africa; RUS-Russia; SCG-Serbia & Montenegro; SEN-Senegal; SOM-Somalia; SRB-Serbia; SUD-Sudan; SUI-Switzerland; SVK-Slovakia; SWE-Sweden; SYR-Syria; THA-Thailand; TPE-Chinese Taipei; TUN-Tunisia; TUR-Turkey; UAE-United Arab Emigrates; UKR-Ukraine; URS-Soviet Union; USA-United States of America; YUG-Yugoslavia; ZAM-Zambia.   




NOTES:
* South Korea and Turkey did not play the classification game for 15th/16th place in 2001.
+USA Basketball did not field a team for the 2007 World University Games, instead the men's team from the University of Northern Iowa participated.
^USA Basketball did not field a team for the 2015 World University Games, instead the men’s team from the University of Kansas participated.


USA'S Men's All-time World University Games Results
(Won 145, Lost 11)

Australia (2-1)
84- 93 2013
88- 68 2005
100- 52 1983
Austria (1-0)
105- 47 1987
Belgium (3-0)
98- 57 1987
136- 57 1977
108- 48 1967
Brazil (8-0)
99- 67 2001
118- 75 1995
126- 93 1989
88- 81 1987
103- 81 1977
66- 60 1973
85- 75 1970
91- 38 1967
Bulgaria (4-0)
93- 66 2009
94- 66 1985
138- 79 1979
108- 53 1965
Canada (7-3)
85- 94 2013
87- 82 1999
72- 64 1997
114- 89 1995
95- 90 1993
96- 56 1991
93- 83 1987
77- 85 1983
76- 78 1981
86- 76 1979
China (2-1)
117- 61 2005
82- 83 2001
129- 91 1993
Croatia (1-0)
106- 65 1993
Cuba (7-0)
88- 70 1987
119- 91 1983
99- 84 1983
94- 78 1977
98- 76 1973
87- 73 1970
90- 80 1970
Czech Republic (4-0)
96- 53 2013
87- 51 2005
102- 43 1999
77- 62 1995
Czechoslovakia (5-0)
116- 74 1991
69- 57 1987
85- 69 1977
110- 59 1973
89- 52 1965
Denmark (1-0)
97- 32 1970
Estonia (1-0)
107- 59 1993
Federal Republic of Germany (2-0)
103- 76 1989
98- 52 1965
Finland (4-0)
97- 70 2013
124- 64 2011
87- 40 2009
141- 66 1991
France (3-0)
137- 43 1973
114- 65 1970
83- 44 1965
Gabon (1-0)
122- 55 1993
Germany (4-0)
92- 70 2013
86- 83 2011
72- 62 2005
80- 78 2001
Great Britain (5-0)
91- 62 2001
88- 48 1997
95- 59 1995
108- 67 1989
123- 74 1973
Greece (3-0)
108- 77 2009
91- 74 1999
110- 68 1981
Hong Kong (2-0)
120- 28 1997
135- 28 1967
Hungary (1-0)
102- 53 2011
Iran (2-0)
94- 47 2005
112- 50 2001
Ireland (2-0)
93- 64 1993
103- 57 1991
Israel (4-0)
94- 84 2011
91- 80 2009
89- 59 1991
104- 79 1989
Italy (4-0)
67- 51 1997
103- 73 1993
95- 56 1970
85- 37 1965
Ivory Coast (1-0)
104- 65 1983
Japan (3-0)
141- 81 1995
123- 68 1985
114- 38 1967
Jordan (2-0)
140- 30 1985
144- 34 1979
Kuwait (1-0)
131- 46 1977
Lebanon (1-0)
156- 75 1983
Lithuania (2-1)
74- 76 2011
97- 88 1999
105- 81 1995
Mexico (3-0)
108- 67 2011
88- 58 1981
75- 67 1979
Nigeria (1-0)
97- 58 1999
Norway (1-0)
91- 51 2013
People's Republic of Korea (1-0)
147- 47 1985
Peru (1-0)
134- 25 1983
Philippines (1-0)
79- 53 1967
Poland (2-0)
128- 75 1989
91- 62 1977
Portugal (1-0)
140- 34 1973
Republic of South Africa (1-0)
110- 32 1997
Romania (3-0)
94- 80 2011
91- 70 1981
69- 60 1965
Russia (2-1)
68- 69 2009
120- 80 2005
115- 48 1995
Saudi Arabia (1-0)
147- 25 1979
Senegal (2-0)
91- 35 1981
101- 41 1970
Serbia (1-0)
68- 66 2009
Slovakia (1-0)
85-70 2005
South Africa (1-0)
118- 56 2001
South Korea (7-0)
112- 68 2011
113- 76 2009
128- 97 2001
96- 77 1999
94- 64 1997
104- 70 1981
92- 63 1967
Soviet Union (9-2)
88- 80 1989
93- 96 1985
93- 88 1985
93- 87 1981
113-107** 1981
87- 68 1977
129- 96 1977
75- 67 1973
71- 78 1970
71- 60 1965
81- 38 1965
Spain (3-0)
88- 80 1999
74- 71 1991
83- 82 1987
Sudan (1-0)
173- 14 1979
Sweden (2-0)
83- 65 2013
120- 31 1973
Thailand (1-0)
120- 46 1967
Turkey (1-0)
113- 90 2001
Ukraine (1-0)
85-70 2005
United Arab Emirates (1-0)
140- 46 2013
Yugoslavia (3-2)
79- 65 1999
85-100 1997
88- 70 1979
73- 79 1979
93- 81 1970

 

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