The ‘FIBA 3×3 Asia Cup 2023’ held at Singapore Sports Hub OCBC Square on the 2nd ended with the victory of Mongolia (men) and Australia (women). Mongolia (men) defeated Australia (men) 21-18, and Australia (women) defeated New Zealand (women) 21-11.
Mongolia started off badly. He gave up a 2-point shot to Andrew Steele of Australia, giving him a 0-3 lead. Mongolia played an equal game, continuing the pursuit with the goals of Anand Ariunbold (No. 5) and Dulgun Enkvat (No. 6). With 6 minutes and 2 seconds left, Enkvat’s 2-point shot set the mood for Mongolia, 9-7. Afterwards, despite Australia’s pursuit, Mongolia widened the gap to 15-10 with consecutive goals from Entvat and Ariunbold. 스포츠토토
Mongolia, which Ariunbold and Enkvat jointly scored 14 points, defeated last year’s champion Australia to become the champion. Last year, Mongolia lost to the Philippines 20-21 and was eliminated in the quarterfinals (quarterfinals).
In the women’s final, Marena Whittle (No. 21) scored 10 points (two 2-point shots) and 7 rebounds to help Australia win the championship. Whittle also led her team with 9 points against Korea.
Australia took the lead 5-1 with Whittle’s two-pointer. Australia, which showed overwhelming performance, ran away to 10-2, and Alex Wilson’s 2-point shot finished the game at 21-11.
Australia defeated China 21-6 in the semi-final, avenging its defeat against China in the final last year.
Meanwhile, New Zealand, which defeated the men’s national team 21-13 in the qualifying draw, advanced to the quarter finals with a 21-10 win over Japan and a 21-13 loss over Australia in the main draw. New Zealand beat Iran 20-18 in the quarter finals, but ended the tournament 18-19 in the semi-finals to champions Mongolia.