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23 October 2016 | in 3x3 World University League, Basketball 3x3

3×3 FISU World University League Final 2016: Day 2



XIAMEN - On the afternoon of 22 October, loud cheers rang out continuously from Xinglin Sports Hall for every ball that counted in the Women’s Shoot-out Qualification. With a marvelous 9 points from 10 throws in 33.8 seconds, Elena Kozheporova of Magnitogorsk St. University (RUS) ranked first in the qualification. She will play the Final of the Shoot-out with Kate Hewitt of University of Sydney (AUS), Ursa Zibert of Ljubljana University (SLO) and Zhang Jingyi of Beijing Normal University (CHN).

The Men’s Dunk Contest lighted up the whole venue as well. Tonny Drileba of Makerere University (UGA) excited the spectators and scored best between all the dunkers. Marcel Bray of University of Sydney (AUS), Pedro Amoros of University La Matanza (ARG) and Skumbuzo Mthembo of University Johannesburg (RSA) got the rest 3 positions of the final.

In the matches left of the Preliminary Round, the players tried so hard in every single second to earn the positions for the next round of the tournament. “Though we lost the game but I experienced a lot more here”, said Christopher McIntosh, guard of Auckland University of Technology (NZL). “We will come back, because being around with these good teams makes me excited.”

All the finals of the team competitions and the individual contests will be held On23 October.


(Source: OC WUL)



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