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1936 Men's Olympic Basketball

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Host: Berlin, Germany

Date Started: August 7, 1936
Date Ended: August 14, 1936

Format: Double-elimination in first two rounds, single-elimination from eighth-finals on, classification single-elimination matches for 5th-8th.

Gold: United States
Silver: Canada
Bronze: Mexico

Final Standings

Rank Team W L W/L% PS/G PA/G SRS SOS Medal
1 United States 4 0 1.000 38.0 17.3 29.7 8.9 Gold
2 Canada 5 1 .833 29.7 17.3 14.1 1.8 Silver
3 Mexico 5 2 .714 27.4 18.1 13.2 3.9 Bronze
4 Poland 2 4 .333 24.5 33.8 -3.2 6.1
5 Philippines 4 1 .800 31.8 29.0 11.1 8.3
6 Uruguay 3 3 .500 23.7 24.7 -3.7 -2.7
7 Italy 3 2 .600 32.0 25.8 4.7 -1.5
7 Peru 2 0 1.000 32.0 21.5 -0.7 -11.2
9 Brazil 1 3 .250 23.0 23.5 -0.7 -0.2
9 Chile 2 1 .667 24.0 20.3 -1.2 -4.8
9 Czechoslovakia 1 2 .333 17.0 20.7 -17.1 -13.5
9 Estonia 1 2 .333 28.0 40.0 -2.6 9.4
9 Japan 2 1 .667 33.3 26.0 7.2 -0.2
9 Switzerland 2 1 .667 19.7 19.0 -9.4 -10.1
15 China 1 3 .250 24.8 33.5 -10.4 -1.7
15 Egypt 1 3 .250 22.0 31.5 -11.9 -2.4
15 Germany 0 3 .000 14.3 34.3 -27.3 -7.3
15 Latvia 1 2 .333 22.0 26.3 -1.9 2.4
19 Belgium 0 2 .000 9.5 24.5 -10.3 4.7
19 France 0 2 .000 33.5 39.5 -12.5 -6.5
19 Turkey 0 2 .000 19.5 31.5 -18.6 -6.6

Schedule & Results

Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
1 Fri, Aug 7, 1936 Box Score Round One Estonia 34 France 29
2 Fri, Aug 7, 1936 Box Score Round One Chile 30 Turkey 16
3 Fri, Aug 7, 1936 Box Score Round One Switzerland 25 Germany 18
4 Fri, Aug 7, 1936 Box Score Round One Italy 44 Poland 28
5 Fri, Aug 7, 1936 Box Score Round One Peru 35 Egypt 22
6 Fri, Aug 7, 1936 Box Score Round One Latvia 20 Uruguay 17
7 Fri, Aug 7, 1936 Box Score Round One Canada 24 Brazil 17
8 Fri, Aug 7, 1936 Box Score Round One Mexico 32 Belgium 9
9 Fri, Aug 7, 1936 Box Score Round One Japan 35 China 19
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
10 Sat, Aug 8, 1936 Box Score Round One Repechage Uruguay 17 Belgium 10
11 Sat, Aug 8, 1936 Box Score Round One Repechage China 45 France 38
12 Sat, Aug 8, 1936 Box Score Round One Repechage Egypt 33 Turkey 23
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
13 Sun, Aug 9, 1936 Box Score Round Two Philippines 32 Mexico 30
14 Sun, Aug 9, 1936 Box Score Round Two Japan 43 Poland 31
15 Sun, Aug 9, 1936 Box Score Round Two Uruguay 36 Egypt 23
16 Sun, Aug 9, 1936 Box Score Round Two Peru 29 China 21
17 Sun, Aug 9, 1936 Box Score Round Two United States 52 Estonia 28
18 Sun, Aug 9, 1936 Box Score Round Two Italy 58 Germany 16
19 Sun, Aug 9, 1936 Box Score Round Two Switzerland 25 Czechoslovakia 12
20 Sun, Aug 9, 1936 Box Score Round Two Chile 23 Brazil 18
21 Sun, Aug 9, 1936 Box Score Round Two Canada 34 Latvia 23
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
22 Mon, Aug 10, 1936 Box Score Round Two Repechage Poland 28 Latvia 23
23 Mon, Aug 10, 1936 Box Score Round Two Repechage Brazil 32 China 14
24 Mon, Aug 10, 1936 Box Score Round Two Repechage Mexico 32 Egypt 10
25 Mon, Aug 10, 1936 Box Score Round Two Repechage Czechoslovakia 20 Germany 9
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
26 Tue, Aug 11, 1936 Box Score Round Three Philippines 39 Estonia 22
27 Tue, Aug 11, 1936 Box Score Round Three Italy 27 Chile 19
28 Tue, Aug 11, 1936 Box Score Round Three Mexico 28 Japan 22
29 Tue, Aug 11, 1936 Box Score Round Three Canada 27 Switzerland 9
30 Tue, Aug 11, 1936 Box Score Round Three Uruguay 28 Czechoslovakia 19
31 Tue, Aug 11, 1936 Box Score Round Three Poland 33 Brazil 25
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
32 Wed, Aug 12, 1936 Box Score Quarter-Finals United States 56 Philippines 23
33 Wed, Aug 12, 1936 Box Score Quarter-Finals Mexico 34 Italy 17
34 Wed, Aug 12, 1936 Box Score Quarter-Finals Canada 43 Uruguay 21
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
35 Thu, Aug 13, 1936 Box Score Semi-Finals United States 25 Mexico 10
36 Thu, Aug 13, 1936 Box Score Semi-Finals Canada 42 Poland 15
37 Thu, Aug 13, 1936 Box Score Classification Round 5-8 Philippines 32 Italy 14
Rk Date Round Team Opponent Notes
38 Fri, Aug 14, 1936 Box Score Final Round United States 19 Canada 8 Gold Medal Game
39 Fri, Aug 14, 1936 Box Score Final Round Mexico 26 Poland 12 Bronze Medal Game
40 Fri, Aug 14, 1936 Box Score Final Round Philippines 33 Uruguay 23