Armenia national basketball team

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Armenia (Հայաստան) Armenia
Logo of the Armenia national basketball team.jpg
FIBA ranking80 Decrease 2 (16 September 2019)[1]
Joined FIBA1991
FIBA zoneFIBA Europe
National federationBFA
CoachNikša Bavčević
Olympic Games
AppearancesNone
FIBA World Cup
AppearancesNone
EuroBasket
AppearancesNone
Championship for Small Countries
Appearances1
MedalsGold medal with cup.svg (1) 2016
First international
Armenia Armenia 83–64 Moldova 
(Ciorescu, Moldova; 28 June 2016)
Biggest win
Armenia Armenia 92–40 Wales 
(Ciorescu, Moldova; 30 June 2016)
Biggest defeat
 Denmark 90–64 Armenia Armenia
(Copenhagen, Denmark; 28 July 2018)

The Armenian national basketball team (Armenian: Հայաստանի բասկետբոլի ազգային հավաքական, Hayastani basketboli azgayin havak'akan) is the national basketball team representing Armenia. The national team is directed by the Basketball Federation of Armenia; the head of the federation is Hrachya Rostomyan since 2006.

History[edit]

In December 2015, it was announced that the men's national team would play in its first official tournament ever in Summer 2016, after joining the 2016 FIBA European Championship for Small Countries;[2] the team won the tournament by beating Andorra in the gold medal game 79–71.

Competitive record[edit]

At EuroBasket[edit]

Main round Qualification
Year Pos. Pld W L Pld W L
Czech RepublicGeorgia (country)GermanyItaly 2021 Withdrew 4 2 2

At World Cup[edit]

Main round Qualification
Year Pos. Pld W L Pld W L
China 2019 Did not qualify 6 3 3
PhilippinesJapanIndonesia 2023 To be determined To be determined

At Championship for Small Countries[edit]

Year Position Pld W L
Moldova 2016 1st, gold medalist(s) 5 4 1

Current roster[edit]

The official training hall of the team at the Olympic complex in Yerevan

Roster invited for 25 February 2018 game vs. Albania.

Armenia men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
PG 1 Abramian, Aragad 25 – (1992-07-08)8 July 1992 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) BC Barsy Atyrau Kazakhstan
PG 3 Amirkhanov, Amiran 30 – (1986-02-27)27 February 1986 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Urartu BC Armenia
PG 5 Tatevosyan, Albert 22 – (1993-11-23)23 November 1993 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Artsakh BC Armenia
PF 7 Chrabascz, Andrew 22 – (1994-06-14)14 June 1994 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Okapi Aalstar Belgium
G 9 Babayan, Edgar 21 – (1996-05-10)10 May 1996 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Urartu BC Armenia
SF 11 Podkolzin, Georgi 18 – (1999-05-27)27 May 1999 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Artsakh BC Armenia
F 23 Konstantinov, Andrey 22 – (1995-07-12)12 July 1995 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) MBK Bars Kazakhstan
PF 26 Hakobyan, Arman 26 – (1992-01-26)26 January 1992 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Artik BC Armenia
C 33 Kochinyan, Ararat 29 – (1986-08-16)16 August 1986 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) Urartu BC Armenia
PG 34 Khachatryan, Davit 17 – (2000-03-23)23 March 2000 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) BC Grand Sport Armenia
SG 35 Hess, A.J. 22 – (1994-01-20)20 January 1994 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Starwings Basel Switzerland
C 40 Fischer, Luke 21 – (1994-10-29)29 October 1994 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) CB Gran Canaria Spain
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Physical trainer
  • Armenia Sargis Stepanyan
Legend
  • Club – describes roster
    for the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    for the tournament

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Luke Fischer Ararat Kochinyan
PF Andrew Chrabascz Arkadiy Mkrtychyan Mikayel Pogosyan
SF A.J. Hess
SG
PG Amiran Amirkhanov

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 16 September 2019. Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  2. ^ "European Basketball Championship 2016 venues are known". Armenpress. 14 December 2015. Retrieved 24 December 2015.

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