Injury-hit Bosnia&Herzegovina is faced with a fiery debut at FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup

Injury-hit Bosnia&Herzegovina is faced with a fiery debut at FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s men will participate for the first time at the FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup. Sitting 25th in the FIBA Ranking – Men, Bosnia and Herzegovina completes the strongest group in the competition scheduled to take place at the Bucharest Metropolitan Circus,  September 14-16th. Group A is the only one of the four on the field featuring three nations ranked inside the Top 25 FIBA Federation Ranking. Based on the bone-structure of the powerful team Vitez – a Top 15 team in the World Ranking at the beginning of…

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Mukubu Bosses Belgium: they bring an U18 World Champion to Bucharest

Mukubu Bosses Belgium: they bring an U18 World Champion to Bucharest

Belgium competes for the second time at the FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup, lining up at the start as an outsider capable of overturning hierarchies, given their unlikely victory at the U18 World Championship last year. Belgian players make sporadic appearances on the 3×3 tour and only one athlete scores in the Top 200 Individual World Ranking, but at the U23 level. In a team where experience rules, the team leader is veteran Wen Boss Mukubu, a Belgian player of Congolese origin, who played a decisive part in his national team’s…

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Riga, back-to-back titles at the Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger. Paris Squad, with Olympian Emilie Gomis, won the women tournament

Riga, back-to-back titles at the Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger. Paris Squad, with Olympian Emilie Gomis, won the women tournament

After one of the most spectacular games of the season, Riga won for the second time in a row Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger, edging in the final Novi Sad Al Wahda by just one point, 21-20. The tournament took place in ParkLake Shopping Center, the exquisite mall from District 3 of the Romanian capital city. Nauris Miezis scored the final basket of a game filled with spectacular passes, a rain of two point field goals and some amazing display of skills, hard work and determination from both teams. It was…

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Serbians dominate the first day of the Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger. In the Women Master, Paris Squad, Stiinta Bucharest and Rome were undefeated after Day 1

Serbians dominate the first day of the Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger. In the Women Master, Paris Squad, Stiinta Bucharest and Rome were undefeated after Day 1

The last two winners of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour, Novi Sad Al Wahda and Zemun had very little to worry about in the first day of the Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger. Both advanced in the Quarter Finals with two wins in the pool phase, both scoring 42 points in two games. But if Novi Sad had some easy breezy wins against the local teams from Bucharest, Zemun had to overpower Tokyo and Venice ItalBasket after some hot games 22-18 with the Japanese team and 20-19 with the Italian team….

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Gdansk and Split advanced on the Main Draw at Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger

Gdansk and Split advanced on the Main Draw at Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger

The seventh edition of the Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger started this morning in the ParkLake Shopping Center and after the games from the Qualifying Draw, Gdansk Energa 3×3 from Poland and Split Statist from Croatia advanced on the Main Draw. Split won both pool games, 22-19 with Geneva (SUI) and 21-7 with Tbilisi Old Eagles (GEO). In the other pool, all three teams won one game, but Gdansk scored 36 points to top the pool in front of The Hague, 32 points and Winnipeg 30 points. The Polish team won…

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Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger 2018 – Women Master: Fujisawa Suns (JPN)

Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger 2018 – Women Master: Fujisawa Suns (JPN)

Star Player Yuka Maeda 33 years, 1,73 m, Yokohama (Japan) World Ranking: 2,607 National Ranking: 88 Best results: 1st Place- JAPAN TOUR in HAKATA (august 2017), JAPAN TOUR in ASAKUSA (august 2017), JAPAN TOUR in MAKUHARI (august 2017), JAPAN TOUR in FUKUI (september 2017), JAPAN TOUR in OKAYAMA (october 2017), Korea3x3 Womens Challenge (october 2017), JAPAN TOUR in SKYTREETOWN SORAMACHI (november 2017), OKINAWA 3×3 TOURNAMENT R2 (january 2018), WEST JAPAN FINAL (march 2018), JAPAN TOUR OPEN in Takamatsu (july 2018) 2nd Place- JAPAN TOUR OPEN in Nagoya (june 2018), ROUND1…

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Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger 2018 – Women Master: Paris Squad

Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger 2018 – Women Master: Paris Squad

Paris Squad The French team is bringing some heavy guns to Bucharest, including the Olympics silver medalist and European Champion Emilie Gomis. Even the superstar of French basketball has less experience than her teammates in 3×3 basketball, she is definitely in top 5 players to watch in this tournament.   Star Player Emilie Gomis 34 years, Paris (France) World Ranking: 10,218 National Ranking 316 Best results (all in 2018): 1st Place- Basketfever 3×3 Jeunes / Filles (june 2018), TOURNOI CENTRAL DU PARIS BEAUVAISIS 2018 (july 2018) 2nd Place- OPEN DE…

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Both 3×3 World Champions and an Olympic silver medalist will play in the 7th edition of the Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger

Both 3×3 World Champions and an Olympic silver medalist will play in the 7th edition of the Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger

The biggest 3×3 stars, both men and women will travel to Romania during the week-end August 11-12, for the seventh edition of the Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger. The event hosted in the ParkLake Shopping Center will feature for the first time a Women Master and none other than Emilie Gomis, Olympic silver medalist and European Champion will play alongside her teammates for Paris Squad. Both 3×3 World Champions, Serbia men and Italy women will be in Bucharest, while the Romanian fans will have plenty to cheer for, as their national…

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Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger 2018 – Women Master: Agro Bucharest (ROU)

Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger 2018 – Women Master: Agro Bucharest (ROU)

Agro Bucuresti is the second team representing Romania at Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger.  With a presence of 8 out of 8 tournaments this season, Agro is one of the most devoted teams participating at the Sport Arena Streetball tournaments. Star player Chitanu Alexandra 23 years, 1,74 m, Bucharest (Romania) World Ranking: 2,408 National Ranking: 88 Best results: 1st Place- 3×3 EuroTour Wizz Air Sport Arena Streetball (Bucharest, june 2013), U18 Women Bucharest Tournament (august 2013), Tulcea Streetplay (july 2017), Bacau Streetball Challenge (july 2017), Superbet Constanta Streetplay (july 2017), Oradea…

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Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger 2018 – Women Master: Team Rome (ITA)

Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger 2018 – Women Master: Team Rome (ITA)

The FIBA 3×3 World Champions in women’s competition are coming to Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger to play in the Women Master tournament. With two new additions to the roster compared with the winning formula from Philippines back in June, Team Rome will definitely be one of the favorites to the 5000 USD money prize awarded to the winning team. Star player Giulia Ciavarella Recently crowned World Cup champion at FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2018 in Manila, Philippines. 27 years, 1,85 m, Rome(Italy) World Ranking: 2270 National Ranking: 55 Best results:…

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