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World University Baseball Championship

World University Baseball Championship
Sport Baseball
Founded 2002
No. of teams 8 (in 2010)
Continent International
Most recent champion(s) 23x15px Cuba (in 2010)
Most titles 23x15px United States (3)

The World University Baseball Championship is an under-23 international college baseball competition sponsored by the International University Sports Federation (FISU) and sanctioned by the International Baseball Federation (IBAF), which was first held in 2002 in Italy. It is one of several tournaments considered by the IBAF to be considered a minor world championship, and as such the results of the tournaments have an impact on the IBAF World Rankings.[1]

The 5th World University Baseball Championship was held from July 29 to August 8, 2010 in Tokyo, Japan and was organized by the All Japan University Baseball Federation.[2]

Results

Year Final Host Medalists
Gold Silver Bronze
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Messina
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Cuba
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United States
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Tainan City
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United States
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Havana
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Chinese Taipei
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Cuba
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Brno
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United States
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Chinese Taipei
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Tokyo
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Cuba
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United States
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Taoyuan
FISU cancelled the tournament due to insufficient amount of teams participated.[3]
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Raleigh-Durham

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 23x15px United States 3 2 0 5
2 23x15px Cuba 2 0 1 3
3 Template:Country data JPN 0 2 2 4
4 23x15px Chinese Taipei(Taiwan)1 0 1 1 2
5 Template:Country data KOR 0 0 1 1

1 Republic of China, commonly known as Taiwan, due to complicated relations with People's Republic of China, is recognized by the name Chinese Taipei by most of the international organizations. For more information, please see Cross-Strait relations.

See also

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