Archive for November, 2013

China and Japan in Final

China and Japan in Final

China defeated Korea 81 – 55 and Japan defeated ChineseTaipei 99 – 60 in the all East Asian Semifinal to enter the final of the 3rd FIBA Asia U16 Championship for Women held at Colombo, Srilanka. With the entry to the final of the championship, both Japan and China book their ticket to the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship for Women to be held at Bratislava, SlovakRepublic from 10 – 20 July 2014.

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Semifinal fixtures of 3rd FIBA ASIA U16 Championship for Women at Colombo, Sri Lanka 

SF1: Japan vs Chinese Taipei

SF2: Korea vs China

JAPAN Malaysia

Below are the DAY 5 (final day of preliminary round) results of the 3rd FIBA Asia U16 championship for Women.

Level 1

  • Malaysia 12-87 Japan
  • India 56-106 Korea
  • China 110-74 Chinese Taipei

Level 2

  • Thailand 71-62 HK
  • Jordan 58-70 Kazakhstan
  • Srilanka 36-52 Indonesia

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Below are the DAY 4 results of the 3rd FIBA Asia U16 championship for Women.

Level 1

  • Korea 50-83 Japan
  • Malaysia 28-90 China
  • Chinese Taipei 105-50 India

Level 2

  • Indonesia 33-38 HongKong
  • Thailand 87-51 Jordan
  • Kazakhstan 69-45 Srilanka

Thailand vs Srilanka

Below are the DAY 3 results of the 3rd FIBA Asia U16 Championship for Women.

Level 1

  • Japan 75-59 China
  • Korea 89-67 Chinese Taipei
  • India 57-55 Malaysia

Level 2

  • HongKong 83-50 Jordan
  • Indonesia 63-54 Kazakhstan
  • Srilanka 51-82 Thailand

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3rd FIBA Asia U16 Championship for Women

Colombo, SriLanka

23rd to 30th November 2013

Below are the DAY 2 results of the championship.

Level 1

  • Japan beat Chinese Taipei 87-56
  • China beat India 109-51
  • Korea beat Malaysia 86-46

Level 2

  • Kazakhstan beat HongKong 79-52
  • Thailand beat Indonesia 71-42
  • Jordan beat Srilanka 77-50

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3rd FIBA Asia U16 Championship for Women

Colombo, SriLanka

23rd to 30th November 2013

DAY 1 Result’s

Level 1

  • Japan 112-45 India
  • Chinese Taipei 85-30 Malaysia
  • China 82-50 Korea

Level 2

  • Kazakhstan 36-65 Thailand
  • Indonesia 62-59 Jordan
  • HongKong 57-46 SriLanka
Press Meet

Press Meet

The stage is all set at Colombo, the capitol city of Sri Lanka for the 3rd FIBA ASIA U16 Championship for Women scheduled to be held from 23rd to 30th November 2013.

Total of 12 teams are qualified to participate in the third edition of the championship which will be played in the two levels. Following are the teams qualified for the championship.

LEVEL I

  1. China (CHN)
  2. Chinese Taipei (TPE)
  3. India (IND)
  4. Japan (JPN)
  5. Korea (KOR)
  6. Malaysia (MAS)

LEVEL II

  1. Hong Kong (HKG)
  2. Jordan (JOR)
  3. Kazakhstan (KAZ)
  4. Sri Lanka (SRI)
  5. Indonesia (INA)
  6. Thailand (THA)

The 12 teams are divided into two Levels – the elite Level I and the qualifying Level II. Each team will play all the other teams in their Level in the Preliminary Round. The top four teams from Level I will qualify for the Semifinals.

This is the first time that Sri Lanka is hosting a FIBA Asia event. The top three teams from the 3rd FIBA Asia U16 Championship for Women will represent FIBA Asia in the 2014 FIBA World U17 Championship for Women which will be played at Bratislava (Slovak Republic) from July 10-July 20, 2014.

FIBA ASIA U16 Trophy

FIBA ASIA U16 Trophy

Japan are the defending champions of the championship. Japan and Korea represented FIBA Asia at the 2012 FIBA U17 World Championship for Women in Amsterdam (The Netherlands). Japan finished fourth, while Korea finished 9th. Two of the Japanese players – Yunika Nakamura and Evelyn Mawuli went on to make the All Stars team for the tournament.

China were the Champions of the inaugural FIBA Asia U16 Championship for Women at Pune (India) in 2009 and then went on to win the bronze medal at the inaugural 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship for Women in France.

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

PRELIMINARY ROUND

  • 23/11/2013: L II Kazakhstan VS Thailand
  • 23/11/2013: L II Indonesia VS Jordan
  • 23/11/2013: L I Japan VS India
  • 23/11/2013: L I Ch. Taipei VS Malaysia
  • 23/11/2013: L I Korea VS China
  • 23/11/2013: L II Hong Kong VS Sri Lanka
  • 24/11/2013: L II Kazakhstan VS Hong Kong
  • 24/11/2013: L II Thailand VS Indonesia
  • 24/11/2013: L I Ch. Taipei VS Japan
  • 24/11/2013: L I China VS India
  • 24/11/2013: L I Malaysia VS Korea
  • 24/11/2013: L II Jordan VS Sri Lanka
  • 25/11/2013: L II Hong Kong VS Jordan
  • 25/11/2013: L II Indonesia VS Kazakhstan
  • 25/11/2013: L I Japan VS China
  • 25/11/2013: L I Korea VS Ch. Taipei
  • 25/11/2013: L I India VS Malaysia
  • 25/11/2013: L II Sri Lanka VS Thailand
  • 26/11/2013: L II Indonesia VS Hong Kong
  • 26/11/2013: L II Thailand VS Jordan
  • 26/11/2013: L I Korea VS Japan
  • 26/11/2013: L I Malaysia VS China
  • 26/11/2013: L I Ch. Taipei VS India
  • 26/11/2013: L II Kazakhstan VS Sri Lanka
  • 27/11/2013: L II Thailand VS Hong Kong
  • 27/11/2013: L II Jordan VS Kazakhstan
  • 27/11/2013: L I Malaysia VS Japan
  • 27/11/2013: L I India VS Korea
  • 27/11/2013: L I China VS Ch. Taipei
  • 27/11/2013: L II Sri Lanka VS Indonesia

FINAL ROUND

  • 29/11/2013: SF1 Level I # 2 VS Level I # 3
  • 29/11/2013: SF2 Level I #1 VS Level I #4
  • 30/11/2013: 3/4 PLC Loser SF1 VS Loser SF2
  • 30/11/2013: Final Winner SF1 VS Winner SF2

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Following are the teams qualified for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women.

  • USA: Defending champions and Olympic gold medal winners
  • Turkey: Host
  • FIBA AMERICAS: Cuba, Canada & Brazil
  • FIBA Oceania: Australia
  • FIBA Europe: Spain, France, Serbia, Belarus and Czech Republic
  • FIBA Africa: Angola and Mozambique
  • FIBA ASIA: Japan, Korea and China

The FIBA World Championship for Women will run from 27 September until 5 October 2014 at Turkey.

FIBA Qualofication system

Fifteen countries have made their application for 4 FIBA wild card to participate in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup to be held in Spain from 30 August – 14 September 2014.

Following countries have filed applications for the wild card:

  • FIBA Africa (1) – Nigeria
  • FIBA Americas (3) – Brazil, Canada and Venezuela
  • FIBA Asia (2) – China and Qatar
  • FIBA Europe (9) – Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Poland, Russia and Turkey

FIBA will make the decision in its Central Board meeting on the weekend of 1 -2 February 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. The draw for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup will then take place the following day, Monday, 3 February 2014.