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29 August 2016 | in 3x3 World University League, Basketball 3x3

3x3 FISU World University League 2016: The Teams are ready

 

 

LAUSANNE - The 3x3 FISU World University League final will take place from 21 to 23 October, 2016 in Xiamen (CHN) and all the teams are now officially known. Following the success of the inaugural edition last year, the tournament has grown to accommodate more teams and better represent how 3x3 Basketball is progressing within the University Sport Movement.

30 universities from 23 different countries will compete at the 2016 editionIn total, 32 teams representing the five continents will compete to win the 2016 edition of the FISU 3x3 WUL. The 16 male and 16 female teams are coming from 23 different countries, with 30 universities represented and will this year again fight for the men’s and women’s titles, including the individual shoot-out (women) and dunk (men) contests.

In both the men’s and women’s competition, 10 teams qualified for the final via continental Qualifying Tournaments held in Johannesburg (RSA) for Africa, Macau (MAC) for Asia, Zagreb (CRO) for Europe and Gold Coast (AUS) and Hamilton (NZL) for Oceania. Additionally, four wild cards were attributed per tournament and invitations to the 2015 winners and the host country.

With some of the best student-3x3 players in the world facing each other in Xiamen, the 2016 edition will offer those 128 athletes a chance to enjoy the university sport spirit and compete for a prestigious trophy representing their respective universities.

Follow us during the coming weeks to know more about each of the Qualifying Tournaments and the qualified teams until the start on the event on 21 October.

The team list can be downloaded here.

 

(Source: WUL)

 

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