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Brazil claim South American U15 title in Montevideo
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Brazil claim South American U15 title in Montevideo

MONTEVIDEO (FIBA U16 Americas Championship 2019) – Brazil was crowned South American U15 Champion after defeating Uruguay 65-57 in the Final of the regional championship. Felipe Motta was awarded MVP honors after scoring 36 points in the Final.

Argentina took home the Bronze Medal after defeating Venezuela 64-58. Augusto Roveres led the Argentinian with 8 points and 18 rebounds.

Meanwhile in the Reclassification Round, Ecuador defeated Colombia 77-72 to win 7th place and Chile dominated Paraguay 73-43 to win 5th place.

South American U15 Championship 2018 Final Standings
1. Brazil*
2. Uruguay*
3. Argentina*
4. Venezuela
5. Chile
6. Paraguay
7. Ecuador
8. Colombia
*Qualified to the FIBA U16 Americas Championship 2019

FIBA / Photo: Marcos Ferreira