The Israel national basketball team (Hebrew: נבחרת ישראל בכדורסל) represents Israel in international basketball tournaments. They are administered by the Israel Basketball Association. Israel is currently ranked 41st in the FIBA World Rankings. Israel has qualified for the European Basketball Championship 29 times throughout their history. They have also made two appearances at the World Cup, and one at the Summer Olympics. Israel also participated at the Asian Games from 1954 to 1974. The most success the national team has had on the international stage to date, is finishing as the runners-up at EuroBasket 1979. As well as winning two gold medals (1966, 1974), and one silver medal (1970) at the Asian Games.