Argentina women's national basketball team

FIBA ranking 15 Decrease 1
FIBA zone FIBA Americas
National federation Argentine Basketball Federation
Nickname(s) Las Gigantes[1]
Olympic Games
Appearances None
Women's World Cup
Appearances 8
Medals None
FIBA Americas Championship for Women
Appearances 13
Medals Silver: 2009, 2011
Bronze: 2001, 2015
Pan American Games
Appearances 4
Medals None

The Argentina women's national basketball team is the women's basketball side that represents Argentina in international competitions. Nicknamed "Las Gigantes" ("The Giantesses"), it is administered by the Confederación Argentina de Basquetbol.[2]


Roster for the 2016 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Women (June 2016)

Argentina Women's National Basketball Team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age Ht. Club
F 4 Rosset, Macarena 25 – (1991-02-23)23 February 1991 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) Bonfiglioli Ferrara Italy
C 5 Santana, Ornella 25 – (1990-09-17)17 September 1990 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Deportivo Berazategui Argentina
PF 6 Llorente, Victoria 20 – (1996-06-05)5 June 1996 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Gernika Bizkaia Spain
F 7 Cabrera, Diana 22 – (1993-08-07)7 August 1993 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Union Florida Argentina
SF 8 Boquete, Andrea 25 – (1990-09-24)24 September 1990 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Deportivo Berazategui Argentina
C 9 Fiorotto, Celia 24 – (1992-06-02)2 June 1992 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Santa Maria Ecuador
PF 10 Burani, Agostina 24 – (1991-10-04)4 October 1991 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) Atletico Lanus Argentina
PG 11 Gretter, Melissa 23 – (1993-01-24)24 January 1993 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) Corinthians/Americana Brazil
G 12 Pavon, Sandra 31 – (1985-06-01)1 June 1985 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) Velez Sarsfield Argentina
SF 13 Gonzalez, Debora 26 – (1990-01-10)10 January 1990 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Passalacqua Italy
C 17 Vega, Gisela 34 – (1982-03-14)14 March 1982 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Gernika Bizkaia Spain
F 21 Thomas, Sthefany 27 – (1989-05-04)4 May 1989 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Uruguay Unemi Ecuador
Head coach
  • Christian Santander
Assistant coaches
  • Carlos Osvaldo Gomez
  • Sebastian Alfredo Silva

Competition results

FIBA World Championship

Year Position Pld W L
Chile 19536th624
Brazil 19579th743
Soviet Union 1959Did not participate
Peru 196413th817
Czechoslovakia 1967Did not participate
Brazil 197111th826
1975 to 1994Did not participate
Germany 199815th826
China 200210th826
Brazil 20069th853
Czechoslovakia 201014th514
Turkey 2014Did not participate

Pan American Games

Year Position Pld W L
1955 to 1987Did not participate
Cuba 19915th404
Argentina 1995Competition cancelled
Canada 19995th624
Dominican Republic 20035th514
Brazil 20076th514
Mexico 20115th422
Canada 20155th422

FIBA Americas Championship

Year Position Pld W L
Brazil 19895th532
Brazil 19937th413
Canada 19954th514
Brazil 19974th624
Cuba 19995th422
Brazil 2001Bronze Medal422
Mexico 20035th422
Dominican Republic 20054th523
Chile 20074th523
Brazil 2009Runner-up541
Colombia 2011Runner-up651
Mexico 20135th422
Canada 2015Bronze Medal651

South American Championship

Year Position Pld W L
Chile 1946Bronze Medal312
Argentina 1948Champions440
Peru 1950Runner-up642
Paraguay 19524th523
Brazil 1954Did not participate
Ecuador 19564th642
Peru 1958Runner-up844
Chile 19605th826
Paraguay 19624th633
Brazil 19654th523
Colombia 19675th624
Chile 1968Bronze Medal532
Ecuador 1970Runner-up752
Peru 19724th743
Bolivia 1974Runner-up642
Peru 1977Bronze Medal743
Bolivia 1978Bronze Medal422
Peru 19814th---
Colombia 19844th743
Brazil 19864th303
Chile 1989Bronze Medal532
Colombia 1991Bronze Medal642
Bolivia 1993Runner-up---
Brazil 1995Runner-up532
Chile 1997Runner-up761
Brazil 1999Runner-up541
Peru 2001Runner-up752
Ecuador 2003Runner-up642
Colombia 2005Bronze Medal642
Paraguay 2006Runner-up541
Ecuador 2008Runner-up642
Ecuador 2010Runner-up431
Argentina 2013Runner-up541
Ecuador 2014Runner-up541
Venezuela 20164th523

FIBA Under-19 World Championship

Year Position Pld W L
1985 to 1993Did not participate
Brazil 19979th734
2001 to 2005Did not participate
Slovakia 200714th514
Thailand 2009Bronze Medal963
Chile 201113th523
Lithuania 201314th624
Russia 201515th716

See also


  1. CABB
  2. FIBA National Federations – Argentina,, accessed 19 March 2016.

External links

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