Novi Sad, Serbia: July 21-27, 2008

The 8th European Universities Basketball Championship was organised this year from July 21-27 in Novi Sad (SRB). The experienced Organising Committee, hich has already hosted two EUC in the past, welcomed this year 18 men and 13 women teams from 16 European countries.


In men competition the gold medals went to students from the Vytautas Magnus University (LTU) who won in the finals the University of Belgrade (SRB) with 97:70. he team from Lithuania was a winner also in the previous two years. In the match for the third place the Frederick University (CYP) won the University of Malaga (ESP) 60:57.


In the women competition the University of Gorzow Wlkp (POL) and University of Ljubljana (SLO), who have dominated the EUC Basketball for the last four years, were far away from the finals this year. he Russian State Agricultural University (RUS) and Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznan (POL) played for the gold medals. The team from Russia won 67:57.

The Polytechnic University of Madrid (ESP) and the University of Belgrade (SRB) played for the bronze. The girls from Belgrade won 69:65.


More information on the event can be found on the official website of the event: http://www.ussns.org.yu/bc2008/


The 9th edition of the EUC Basketball will be organised next year in Heraklion (GRE).




01. Vytautas Magnus University (LTU)
02. University of Belgrade (SRB)
03. Frederick University (CYP)
04. University of Malaga (ESP)
05. University of Ljubljana (SLO)
06. University of Amsterdam (NED)
07. University of Novi Sad (SRB)
08. London South Bank University (GBR)
09. University of Split (CRO)
10. Tomsk State University (RUS)
11. Bahgesehir University (TUR)
12. Celal Bayar University (TUR)
13. J. Sniadecki Academy of Phys. Education (POL)
14. Technical University of Chemnitz (GER)
15. University Denis Diderot Paris (FRA)
16. Poznan University of Technology (POL)
17. University of Aveiro (POR)
18. University of Berne (SUI)



01. Russian State Agricultural University (RUS)
02. Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznan (POL)
03. University of Belgrade (SRB)
04. Polytechnic University of Madrid (ESP)
05. University of Novi Sad (SRB)
06. University of Amsterdam (NED)
07. University of Ljubljana (SLO)
08. German Sports University Cologne (GER)
09. University of Brest (FRA)
10. University of Tartu (EST)
11. University of Coimbra (POR)
12. University of Lausanne (SUI)
13. PWSZ Gorzow Wlkp. (POL)