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They started 2017 as the number one 3x3 players in their countries
17/01/2017
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They started 2017 as the number one 3x3 players in their countries

MIES (3x3) - Dusan Domovic Bulut - the number one 3x3 player in Serbia and the entire world - headlines the list of players (men and women) who finished 2016 and started 2017 as the best 3x3 players in their respectives countries and territories.

Full list of number one men and women 3x3 players*:

Afghanistan: #1 men: Karim Shudzhaulla
Albania: #1 men: Marko Olsi; #1 women: Karolina Kosova
Algeria: #1 men: Sahby Akram; #1 women: Nesrine Taibi
American Samoa: #1 men: Andres Lopez; #1 women: Arwa Essam
Andorra: #1 men: Jorge Olcina; #1 women: Nàdia Mun
Angola: #1 men: Manuel Tumba; #1 women: Cornelia Ndele
Antigua and Barbuda: #1 men (tied): Judah Ferris, Eric Joseph and Sheldon Gomes 
Argentina: #1 men: Rodolfo Di Biase; #1 women: Micaela Gonzalez
Armenia: #1 men: Aik Torgomyan; #1 women: Armine Vladimirovna
Aruba: #1 men: Malik Jack; #1 women: Mylenne Maduro
Australia: #1 men: Julian Pesava ; #1 women: Kelly Bowen
Austria: #1 men: Jürgen Brandner; #1 women: Julia Köppl
Azerbaijan: #1 men: Fikret Pashayev; #1 women: Tatyana Deniskina

Bahamas: #1 men: Jordan Coakley; #1 women: Nadia Vrizz
Bahrain: #1 men: Sadiq Shukralla; #1 women: Fatima Bushehri
Bangladesh: #1 men: Sajid Ahmed
Barbados: #1 men: Jon J Johnson
Belarus: #1 men: Aleksandr Matveev; #1 women: Anna Khatskevich
Belgium: #1 men: Louis David Bea Mulumba; #1 women: Marjorie Carpréaux



Belize: #1 men: Nuri Thomas
Benin: #1 men: James Gnimansow; #1 women: Malikath Osseni
Bhutan: #1 men (tied): Galden Chophel, Kesang Phuntsho and Drukdra Penjore; #1 women (tied): Sangay Wangmo, Kinley Bidha and Namzay Kumutha
Bolivia: #1 men: Freddy Alvarez; #1 women: Miriam Ocampo
Bosnia and Herzegovina: #1 men: Zeljko Palavra; #1 women: Mihaela Knezovic



Botswana: #1 men (tied): Thuto Shai, Churchill Barrows and Emmanuel Ramoshebi; #1 women: Endie Banyaditse
Brazil: #1 men: Felipe Soriani; #1 women: Cristal Rocha



British Virgin Islands: #1 men: Anas El-Ghailani; #1 women: Toree Jackson
Brunei Darussalam: #1 men: Haji Tengah Mahyudin; #1 women: Shing Shing Ho
Bulgaria: #1 men: Vitalii Telcharov; #1 women: Marina Gelova
Burkina Faso: #1 men: Otentic Singa
Burundi: #1 women: Cynthia Irankunda

Cambodia: #1 men (tied): Met Minea and Chhorath Tip; #1 women (tied): Tho Lan, Yorn Dinrachana and Keo Chhny
Cameroon: #1 men: Yannick Atemengue; #1 women: Ramses Lonlack
Canada: #1 men: Nolan Brudehl; #1 women: Katie Polischuk
Cape Verde: #1 men: Fabbio Oliveira
Central African Republic: #1 men: Freud Ursule Lorenzo; #1 women: Adrienne GodBold
Chad: #1 men: Eloi Ngardinga; #1 women: Mukind Srivastava
Chile: #1 men: Vladimir Lamberg; #1 women: Marc Mucha
China: #1 men: Honglin Zhang; #1 women: Feng Yingying
Chinese Taipei: #1 men: Lai Kuei-Lin; #1 women: Huang Ling-Chuan
Colombia: #1 men: Juan Fernando Marquez; #1 women: Lucia Torres
Cook Islands: #1 men: Ben Vakatini; #1 women: Janet Main
Costa Rica: #1 men: Randy Blanco; #1 women: Ksenia Katsal
Côte d'Ivoire: #1 men: Ismael Ndiaye
Croatia: #1 men: Duje Kaliterna; #1 women: Ella Dukic
Cuba: #1 men: Dahiron Hernandez; #1 women: Meylis Sanchez
Cyprus: #1 men (tied): Lezekiel Papadopoulos and Marios Georgiou; #1 women: Beatrice Akanthiotou
Czech Republic: #1 men: Ondrej Dygryn; #1 women: Tereza Vorlová

Democratic Republic of the Congo: #1 men: Richie Muk; #1 women: Muganza Mireille
Denmark: #1 men: Martin Hermansen; #1 women: Ellen Iversen
Dominica: #1 men: Adam Fontaine
Dominican Republic: #1 men: Bryant Piantini; #1 women: Nathalie Zimmerman

Ecuador: #1 men: Alexander Guerra; #1 women: Veronica Almache
Egypt: #1 men: Ahmed ElSabbagh; #1 women: Arwa Ali
El Salvador: #1 men: Kevin Espinoza; #1 women: Patricia Beltran
Eritrea: #1 men: Merron Estifanos; #1 women: Meron Tesfayohannes
Estonia: #1 men: Ardi Oja; #1 women: Laina Mesila-Kaarman
Ethiopia: #1 men: Abraham Mamo Adiso

Fiji: #1 men: Calvin Thompson; #1 women: Leah Seru
Finland: #1 men: Patri Ristoja; #1 women: Riina Heikura
France: #1 men: Charles Bronchard; #1 women: Astou Gaye



French Guiana: #1 women Heloise Buffeteau
French Polynesia: #1 men: Hugo Vimfles; #1 women: Celia Mebarki

Gabon: #1 men: Malick Ayi Kouna
Gambia: #1 men: Baba Dibba
Georgia: #1 men: Akaki Lomouri; #1 women: Lida Mumladze
Germany: #1 men: Ray Wiliams; #1 women: Nicole Melssen
Ghana: #1 men: Benjamin Ahadzi
Gibraltar: #1 men: Jamie Sercombe
Great Britain: #1 men (tied): Adam Lovelock and Tarryn Algar; #1 women: Emma Buckle
Greece: #1 men: Thanasis Chanias-Pantazis; #1 women (tied): Sevasti Vrakatseli and Anthi Mpalta
Guadeloupe: #1 men: Anthony Begarin
Guam: #1 men (tied): Kyle Husslein, Daren Hechanova and Jine Han; #1 women: Janiko Gogue
Guatemala: #1 men (tied): Elmer Adonias, Hans Kenneth and Jose Alejandro Samayoa; #1 women (tied): Iveth Yosselin, Camen Yessenia and Luisa Yakleren
Guinea: #1 men: Yakouba Sylla
Guinea-Bissau: #1 men: Daniel Estuardo
Guyana: #1 men: Aylwin Baleshar

Haiti: #1 men: Jean Luc Saint Jean
Honduras: 
#1 men: Enrique Reinery 
Hong Kong: #1 men: Shiuwah Leung; #1 women: Hiu Lam Kwong
Hungary: #1 men: Máté Mohácsi; #1 women: Petra Szabo

Iceland: #1 men: Thorarinn Johannsson; #1 women: Niamh Braham
India: #1 men: Amjyot Singh; #1 women (tied): Anjana Daisy, Sitamani Tudu and Madhu Kumari



Indonesia: #1 men: Rivaldo Pangesthio; #1 women: Yoveta Tifali
Iran: #1 men: Ali Allahverdi; #1 women: Saiedeh Elli
Iraq: #1 men (tied): Mohammed Salah, Ali Muayad and Kyle Hosford ; #1 women (tied): Choman Abdalkarim, Sana Younis and Hazha Kamaran
Ireland: #1 men: Brian Fitzpatrick; #1 women: Claire Rockall
Israel: #1 men: Yoad Yosef; #1 women: Maya Isseroff
Italy: #1 men: Damiano Verri; #1 women: Alessandra Visconti

Jamaica: #1 men: Kayne Miller; #1 women: Petegaye Abraham
Japan: #1 men: Chihiro Ikeda; #1 women: Natsumi Makino
Jordan: #1 men: Ahmed Hamarsheh; #1 women: Farah Nafi

Kazakhstan: #1 men: Miras Burkashov; #1 women: Luiza Kuzova
Kenya: #1 men: Michael Makiadi; #1 women (tied): Mellisa Akinyi, Purity Odhiambo and Georgi Adhiambo
Kiribati: #1 men: Kamaua Tokanmarie; #1 women: Aitava Kaireiti
Kosovo: #1 men: Kreshnik Gashi; #1 women: Krenare Maloku
Kuwait: #1 men: Masaed Aloutaibi
Kyrgyzstan: #1 men: Shakirzhan Kuranbaev; #1 women: Diana Akzholtoeva

Laos: #1 men: Jean Kabbany; #1 women (tied): Soulinthone Thammavong, Paphaphone Phongdara and Ninthana Mongkoutdeth
Latvia: #1 men: Martins Steinbergs; #1 women: Lauma Reke
Lebanon: #1 men: Georges Daaboul; #1 women: Rebecca Akl
Lesotho: #1 men: Nqosa Lehloenya
Libya: #1 men: Mohamed Abdulraman Sadi
Lithuania: #1 men: Darius Tarvydas; #1 women: Akvilé Kacerauskaite
Luxembourg: #1 men (tied): David Serban, Kenan Muhovic and Chris Dentzer; #1 women: Joy Baum

Macau: #1 men: Wa Chak Sou; #1 women: Man Kei Chan
Macedonia: #1 men: Viktor Serafimovski; #1 women: Matea Tash
Madagascar: #1 men: Ahmed Ibrahim; #1 women (tied): Adrianjaka Nambinintsoa, Rabearisoa Anjatiana and Raholiarisoa Fanjatiana
Malawi: #1 men: Yewo Theu
Malaysia: #1 men: Yee Tong Heng; #1 women: Ching Yee Ho
Maldives: #1 men: Muzzammil Mohamed; #1 women: Fathimath Ifa Athif
Mali: #1 men: Nianta Diarra; #1 women: N'Diaye Djeneba
Marshall Islands: #1 men: Miles Jolikiep; #1 women: Dorin Jack
Martinique: #1 men: Allan Foulongani; #1 women: Laureen Baste
Mexico: #1 men: Daniel Hernandez; #1 women (tied): Laura Yolanda Rivera and Diana Laura Hernandez
Micronesia: #1 men (tied): Dukay Tairuwepiy, Quincy Hasiugiulcheng and Ervin Gilpong; #1 women: Stephlynn Ilymaisoh
Moldova: #1 men: Solopa Vladislav; #1 women (tied): Solopa Margarita, Olga Tirziman and Elis Aliona
Mongolia: #1 men: Dolgoon Agni; #1 women: Namjilmaa Tserensonom
Montenegro: #1 men: Aleksic Vaso; #1 women: Tatjana Tatar
Morocco: #1 men: Achraf El Kartouchi
Mozambique: #1 women (tied): Iolanda Francisco, Carla Afonso and Madina Camara
Myanmar: #1 men (tied): Moses Myat Min Shwe and Kum Za Lian
 
Nepal: #1 men: Sadhish Pradhan
Netherlands: #1 men: Jesper Jobse; #1 women: Sonja Kuijt



Netherlands Antilles: #1 men: Juan Pedro Shayron; #1 women: Thyäna Lake
New Caledonia: #1 men: Erwan Laloine
New Zealand: #1 men: Karl Noyer; #1 women: Kendell Heremaia
Nicaragua: #1 men: Elvin Daniel Diaz; #1 women: Dina Rizo
Niger: #1 men: Danil Topunov; #1 women: Halimatou Mahaman Soule
Nigeria: #1 men: Ojoma Abamu; #1 women: Alli Saidat
Norway: #1 men: Fabio Neto; #1 women: Katrine Fjaerstad

Oman: #1 men: Mamadou Ndiyae

Pakistan: #1 men: Adamou Adamos
Palau: #1 men: Sky Ngiraked; #1 women: Sage Uchel
Palestinian Territory: #1 men: Mohamad Zaydan; #1 women: Rasha Saleh
Peru: #1 men (tied): Jesus Ernest Sanchez, Edu and Lius Sirlopu; #1 women (tied): Elisa Delgado, Ana Lucia Oviedo and Claudia Andrea Alfaro
Philippines: #1 men: John Lloyd Clemente; #1 women: Kristine Cayabyab



Poland: #1 men: Michael Hicks; #1 women: Agnieszka Makowska



Portugal: #1 men: Jorge Ferreira; #1 women: Martina Gomes
Puerto Rico: #1 men: Luis Hernandez; #1 women: Maricruz Buxó

Qatar: #1 men: Abdulrahman Mohamed Saad; #1 women: Jade Richmond

Republic of the Congo: #1 men: Rodrigue Mayunga
Romania: #1 men: Catalin Vlaicu; #1 women: Anca Sipos
Russia: #1 men: Alexander Lisichkin; #1 women: Tatiana Vidmer
Rwanda: #1 men: Kami Kabange

Saint Kitts and Nevis: #1 men: Ramon Canalís
Saint Lucia: #1 men: Jean Pierre Frederick
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: #1 men: Myle Thimothy; #1 women: Galeine Gordon
Samoa: #1 men: Sae Coe; #1 women: Annalina Crosbie
Saudi Arabia: #1 men: Nassir Abo Jalas
Senegal: #1 men: Elhadji Abdou; #1 women: Lissa Dabo
Serbia: #1 men: Dusan Bulut; #1 women: Mirjana Beronja



Seychelles: #1 men: Graham Phillipe
Sierra Leone: #1 men: Ibrahim Sesay
Singapore: #1 men: Vignesh Rangarajan; #1 women: Nabilah Alfian
Slovakia: #1 men: Lukas Hoferica; #1 women: Alexandra Pribulova
Slovenia: #1 men: Jasmin Hercegovac; #1 women: Ursa Zibert



Solomon Islands: #1 men: Brian Fatai
South Africa: #1 men: Felix Corbin; #1 women (tied): Tolo Lehlohonolo, Setswadi Tsholofeo and Lufuno Mutungutungu
South Korea: #1 men: Gobong Choi; #1 women (tied): Hyun Ji Lee, Ah Young You and Su Hyeon Kim
South Sudan: #1 men: Wal Deng; #1 women: Nyaduoth Lok
Spain: #1 men: Juan Vasco; #1 women: Paula Ginzo



Sri Lanka: #1 men: Nichila Liyanage; #1 women: Nirma Sasanthi
Sudan: #1 men: Mustapha El-sadig; #1 women: Nmariq Boush
Suriname: #1 men: Sergio de Randamie
Swaziland: #1 men: Themba Hillary
Sweden: #1 men: Viktor Henriksson; #1 women: Linda Humla
Switzerland: #1 men: Yino Martinez; #1 women: Marielle Giroud
Syria: #1 men: Amer Al-Sati; #1 women (tied): Older Gel, Slav Khalil and Ceyhan Owned

Tajikistan: #1 men: Ibrohim Faiziev
Tanzania: #1 men: Tyron D Derick; #1 women: Moreen Sizya
Thailand: #1 men (tied): Sukdave Ghogar, Bandit Lakhan and Wutipong Dasom; #1 women: Thidaporn Maihom
Timor-Leste: #1 women: Gracela dos Santos
Togo: #1 men (tied): Ako Marco Mensah, Malapa Aguemte, Byll El Pidio; #1 women (tied): Pierrete Donouvi, Jacqueline Tossou and Clemencia Quenum
Tonga: #1 men: Semisi Tu'uefuafi; #1 women: Avei Ariu
Trinidad and Tobago: #1 men: Joshua Sheppard; #1 women: Shania Emmanuel
Tunisia: #1 men (tied): Bilel Msakni, Mohamed Ahmed Trimech, Firas Lahyani; #1 women: Amira Rehbi
Turkey: #1 men: Yunus Yurttagul; #1 women: Irem Yalçin
Turkmenistan: #1 men: Merdan Hojamedov; #1 women: Nagiyeva Nigyara
Turks and Caicos Islands: #1 men: Bedirhan Önder

U.S. Virgin Islands: #1 men: Pawel Lozinski
Uganda: #1 men (tied): Geoffrey Soro and Joseph Ikong; #1 women: Jamila Nansikombi
Ukraine: #1 men: Evheny Snet; #1 women: Darya Zavidna
United Arab Emirates: #1 men: Mohammed Abdulatif; #1 women: Andra Stefanescu
United States: #1 men: Michael Linklater; #1 women: Alexis Jennings



Uruguay: #1 men: Nicolas Villafan; #1 women: Majo de la Llana
Uzbekistan: #1 men: Emir Azizov; #1 women: Irina Averyanova

Vanuatu: #1 men: Raulin Chacare; #1 women: Maholy Lovera
Venezuela: #1 men: Charlie Fernandez; #1 women: Josberly Torres
Vietnam: #1 men: Hoang Tuan Nguyen; #1 women: Thi Tieu Duy Nguyen

Zambia: #1 men (tied): Chimwewe Ngona, Kaumba Chilila and Titus Mapani Hampongo
Zimbabwe: #1 men: Envoy Tatenda Madekurozva; #1 women: Meliisa Majonga

*The list only includes countries and territories with 3x3 players - from the countries'/territories' nationality - registered on 3x3planet.com

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