- Cyprus national basketball team
Cyprus Κύπρος FIBA Ranking T-75th Joined FIBA 1972 FIBA Zone FIBA Europe National Federation Cyprus Basketball Federation Coach Christos Stylianidis Olympic Games Appearances None Medals None World Championships Appearances None Medals None Eurobasket Appearances None Medals None Uniforms
The team participates at international and European tournaments. The only international tournament it took part in 2005, were the World University Games, where it finished 26th out of 30 participating nations.
Cyprus national basketball team was two-time Promotion Cup finalist (1990, 1994).
The team's results have improved considerably in recent years. Cyprus has repeatedly retained the European minor countries tournament since 1995, while Cyprus made their first appearance in a Eurobasket semifinal phase in 2003.
Currently, Cyprus plays in Division B of the Eurobasket system. The team participates in the Group B of the EuroBasket 2009 B Qualifying Campaign and has opponents the national teams of Belarus, Switzerland, Romania and Albania. The matches are taking place in September 2008.[dated info]
No. Name Ht (cm)-Pos.-Year Club 5 Christopher Razis (193-G/F-89) EWE Baskets Oldenburg 6 Andreas Pilavas (194-G-83) Keravnos B.C. 7 Panagiotis Trisokkas (206-C-80) Keravnos B.C. 8 Stelios Filippou (202-F/C-82) ENAD 10 Georgios Neophytou (193-G-83) APOEL B.C. 11 Aristides Koronidis (188-G-82) Apollon Patras 12 Vassilis Kounas (195-G-84) Lavrio 14 Panagiotis Koutsoloukas (208-C-86) 22 Christodoulos Kaskiris (206-F/C-79) ENAD 24 Alexis Zachariou (200-F-76) AEL 25 George Theocharides (203-F-85) Achilleas Head Coach: Christos Stylianidis Assistant: Linos Gavriel
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