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Rosters confirmed on eve of FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup 2019
ULAANBAATAR (FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup) - The finalized rosters of the 20 men's and 20 women's teams competing at the FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup 2019, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on June 3-7, have been confirmed.
With the action set to start on Monday, June 3, all rosters have been trimmed to 4 players.
Pool action will take place from June 3 to June 6, with the top two teams from each pool in both women's and men's categories, earning a direct spot to the quarter-finals. The knock-out rounds - culminating with the finals - will be held on June 7.
Argentina's men and USA's women will try to defend the title they won last year at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Click on the teams below to view the full rosters.
Pool A: China, Slovenia, Italy, Jordan, Turkey
Pool B: Russia, Ukraine, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Dominican Republic
Pool C: Latvia, USA, Belarus, Mongolia, Georgia
Pool D: Romania, Estonia, Brazil, Kyrgyzstan, Argentina
Pool A: China, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Mexico, Egypt
Pool B: Russia, Hungary, New Zealand, USA, Poland
Pool C: France, Netherlands, Mongolia, Philippines, Czech Republic
Pool D: Indonesia, Romania, Switzerland, Japan, Belgium
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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 9 June 2017, 3x3 was added to the Olympic Program, starting from the Tokyo 2020 Games.
Nike is the Founding Partner, Wilson the Global Sponsor and Tissot the Official Timekeeper of FIBA 3x3.
FIBA 3x3 events are played on Enlio floors with Wilson balls, Schelde backstops, and the Magic Sky canopy system.
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