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FISU University World Cup 3×3 Basketball ready for entertainment in Istanbul

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FISU University World Cup 3×3 Basketball ready for entertainment in Istanbul

October 26, 2022 | in the University World Cup 3×3

FISU University World Cup 3×3 Basketball ready for entertainment in Istanbul

From October 27 to 29, Istanbul will host the FISU 3×3 University Basketball World Cup with 24 teams (12 for each gender).

The event was moved from the Chinese city of Xiamen, where it was held from 2015 to 2019 – it was postponed to 2020 and 2021.

In 3×3 basketball, teams consist of three players plus one possible substitute. The tournament can be played on different types of surface: concrete, asphalt or an existing/temporary court. Played outdoors, surrounded by music, entertainment and cheering fans, matches last a maximum of 10 minutes – there are no breaks or quarters.

The defending champions (from the 2019 edition) are Tsinghua University (CHN) in the women’s competition and Paulista University (BRA) in the men’s category. While the Chinese university will not participate this year, the Brazilian team won the Americas continental qualifier and will logically be one of the main favorites in Istanbul.

Women’s teams

Pool A: Royal Mongolian International University (MGL), Azad Islamic University (IRI), University of Málaga (ESP)

Pool B: Uganda Christian University (UGA), Lincoln University (NZL), Higher Institute of Entrepreneurship and Management-ISEG (SEN)

Group C: University of Ljubljana (SLO), Carpathian National University (UKR), Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education-ITESM (MEX)

Pool D: Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso (CHI), University of Chinese Culture (TPE), Gazi University (TUR)

men’s teams

Pool A: Mon-Altius Physical Education Institute-MAI (MGL), Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education-ITESM (MEX), University of Waikato (NZL)

Pool B: Vytautas Magnus University (LTU), Macquarie University (AUS), Ain Temouchent University (ALG)

Pool C: Uganda Christian University (UGA), Istanbul Technical University (TUR), National University of La Matanza (ARG)

Pool D: Paulista University (BRA), Manisa Celal Bayar University (TUR), Taylor’s University (MAS)

The FISU 3×3 Basketball World Cup can be watched live www.fisu.tv

We would like to thank the official FISU partner, Qiaodan Ltd, which provided the extraordinary FISU Family outfit and has been supporting the FISU University World Cup 3×3 Basketball since 2015. All sportswear for teams and referees is supplied by the company.

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