Men’s 3x3 basketball team wins Russian teamSports
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The 2019 FIBA 3x3 World Cup kicked off in Amsterdam, Netherlands yesterday, June 18. It is the first time for the women’s 3x3 basketball team of Mongolia to compete in the World Cup, in which teams of 20 countries are competing.
The men’s national team is in Pool B with the teams of Russia, Ukraine, Estonia, and Puerto Rico, while the women’s team is in Pool C with the teams of Romania, Iran, Czech Republic, and Spain.
On the first day of the World Cup, Mongolian men’s team had their first match against the team of Russia, coming out victorious with the score of 14-12. They faced off against the team of Estonia in their next match, finishing the day undefeated with the score of 20-17.
As for the women’s team, they faced off against the team of Iran in their first match. Despite consistently being neck-to-neck throughout the match, they were defeated by a single point with the score of 19-18. In their next match against Romania, they had a crushing defeat with the score of 4-22.