May 10, 2019, 5:15 PM
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Iran female basketball players advance to Asian semi-final

Tehran, May 10, IRNA – Iranian basketball players defeated Hong Kong and advanced to the semi-final stage of the 5th Asian University 3x3 Basketball Championship.

The 5th Asian University 3x3 Basketball Championship is now underway in Taipei.

The Iranian squad earlier hit Mongolia, Taipei and China.

The top teams will also book the ticket for World University 3x3 Basketball Championship.

3x3 basketball is a form of the game played three a side on one hoop. It is the largest urban team sport of the world (ESSEC study commissioned by IOC).

This basketball discipline is currently being promoted and structured by FIBA, the sport's governing body.

Its main competition is an annual FIBA 3X3 World Tour, comprising a series of Masters and one Final tournament awarding six-figure prize money in US dollars.

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