Basketball at the Far Eastern Championship Games

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Basketball was contested at the Far Eastern Championship Games and was one of the eight main sports on the programme.[1]

Given its close connection with the United States, the Philippines was the most developed basketball nation among the games main three participants, the Philippines won nine of the ten basketball tournaments held from 1913 to 1934, being defeated only on one occasion by China at the 1921 Shanghai Games.[2]

Editions[edit]

China vs. Japan, 1923
Games Year Host city Host country Champion
I 1913 (details) Manila Philippines  Philippines
II 1915 (details) Shanghai China  Philippines
III 1917 (details) Tokyo Japan  Philippines
IV 1919 (details) Manila Philippines  Philippines
V 1921 (details) Shanghai China  China
VI 1923 (details) Osaka Japan  Philippines
VII 1925 (details) Manila Philippines  Philippines
VIII 1927 (details) Shanghai China  Philippines
IX 1930 (details) Tokyo Japan  Philippines
X 1934 (details) Manila Philippines  Philippines

Medal summary[edit]

As 1934

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Philippines 9 1 0 10
2  China PR 1 9 0 10
Total 11 11 6 28

References[edit]

  1. ^ England, Frederick (1926). "History of the Far Eastern Athletic Association" (PDF). Official Bulletin of the International Olympic Committee. International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 21 July 2014. 
  2. ^ England, Frederick (1931). "The Ninth Far Eastern Games" (PDF). Official Bulletin of the International Olympic Committee. International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 22 July 2014.