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1959 World Championship for Men
16 to 31 Jan. 1959 - Santiago de Chile in Chile.
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Group Standings
Group  X Games Points  
#   BRA URS USA CHI FOR BUL PUR P W L For Agst Pts
1. BRA   63-66 81-67 73-49 94-76 62-53 99-71 6 5 1 472 382 11
2. URS 66-63   62-37 75-49 0-2 78-58 84-55 6 5 1 365 264 10
3. USA 67-81 37-62   64-55 85-69 63-58 54-53 6 4 2 370 378 10
4. CHI 49-73 49-75 55-64   86-85 71-76 83-71 6 2 4 393 444 8
5. FOR 76-94 2-0 69-85 85-86   2-0 81-85 6 2 4 315 350 8
6. BUL 53-62 58-78 58-63 76-71 0-2   70-62 6 2 4 315 338 7
7. PUR 71-99 55-84 53-54 71-83 85-81 62-70   6 1 5 397 471 7
COMPARATIVE RANKING
(by game points & goal average)
Points Current Run Last 2 Margin
-5 +15
# Teams GP W-L For Agst Diff        
 1. BRA 6 5-1 472 382 90 3 wins 2-0 0-1 3-0
 2. URS 6 5-1 365 264 101 1 defeat 1-1 1-1 4-0
 3. USA 6 4-2 370 378 -8 1 defeat 1-1 2-0 1-1
 4. FOR 6 2-4 315 350 -35 2 wins 2-0 2-2 0-2
 5. CHI 6 2-4 393 444 -51 4 defeats 0-2 1-1 0-2
 6. BUL 6 2-4 315 338 -23 1 defeat 1-1 1-2 0-1
 7. PUR 6 1-5 397 471 -74 2 defeats 0-2 1-1 0-2