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Rosters confirmed on eve of FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup 2019
CHANGSHA (FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup 2019) - The finalized rosters of the 22 men's and 18 women's teams participating at the FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup 2019, in Changsha, China on May 22-26, have been confirmed.
With the action set to start on Wednesday, May 22, all rosters have been trimmed to 4 players.
Qualifying Draw action will take place on both Wednesday and Thursday, the winner of each pool ( 3 in the men's category and 2 in the women's category) will advance to the pool phase of the Main Draw, (May 24-25). The top two teams from each pool in both women's and men's categories, earn a direct ticket to the quarter-finals. The knock-out rounds - culminating with the finals - will be held on May 26.
Australia's men and New Zealand's women will defend the titles they won last year in Shenzhen, China.
Click on the teams below to view the full rosters:
Qualifying Draw A: Qatar, Philippines, Iran, Samoa, Thailand.
Qualifying Draw B: South Korea, India, Malaysia, Vanuatu.
Qualifying Draw C: Kyrgyzstan, Sri Lanka, Chinese Taipei, Vietnam.
Pool A: Japan, Turkmenistan, Jordan.
Pool B: China, New Zealand, QD A winners.
Pool C: Mongolia, Australia, QD B winners.
Pool D: Indonesia, Kazakhstan, QD C winners.
Qualifying Draw A: Philippines, Chinese Taipei, Vanuatu, Samoa.
Qualifying Draw B: Malaysia, Maldives, Thailand, India.
Pool A: China, Australia, New Zealand.
Pool B: Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan.
Pool C: Japan, Sri Lanka, QD A winners.
Pool D: Iran, Turkmenistan, QD B winners.
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ABOUT FIBA 3x3
Exciting, urban and innovative, 3x3 is inspired by several forms of streetball played worldwide and is considered the world’s number one urban team sport. Steered by FIBA, games see two teams of three players face off on a basketball half-court.
It was played successfully for the first time in international competition at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore and since then has benefited from the launch of a yearly city-based FIBA 3x3 World Tour and national-team FIBA 3x3 World & Continental Cups. On June 9, 2017, 3x3 was added to the Olympic Program, starting from the Tokyo 2020 Games.
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