• January 28, 2022

Russia wins women’s 2017 FIBA 3×3 World Cup

Photo: FIBA/Julien Gazeau.
Photo: FIBA/Julien Gazeau.

Russia beat Hungary 19-12 to win the women’s 2017 FIBA 3×3 World Cup in Nantes, France. Overall, Russia finished the tournament undefeated. Anna Leshkovtseva and Anastasia Logunova finished with a team-high six points in the final. Tatiana Petrushina added four and Aleksandra Stolyar netted three points in a dominating win against Hungary.

Ukraine won bronze-medal game with a 15-13 victory over the Netherlands.

Leshkovtseva was named tournament MVP and was joined by Hungary’s Bettina Bozoki and the Netherlands’ Karin Kuijt. Claudia Brunet of Andorra won the tournament’s skills contest.

Earlier this month, 3×3 was added to Olympic program starting with the Tokyo Games in 2020.

Final standings of the women’s FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2017

  1. Russia
  2. Hungary
  3. Ukraine
  4. Netherlands
  5. Italy
  6. Switzerland
  7. Czech Republic
  8. Spain
  9. Australia
  10. France
  11. Argentina
  12. Germany
  13. Japan
  14. Andorra
  15. Kazakhstan
  16. Turkmenistan
  17. China
  18. Venezuela
  19. Bahrain
  20. Kyrgyzstan

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