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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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:…

Read More

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

Stiinta Bucuresti is one of the two teams which will represent Romania at Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger. The team has won two tournaments this season: Nike 3×3 Challenge and Raiffeisen Bank Cluj-Napoca Streetball. Anca Stoenescu, Gabriela Margineanu and Gabriela Irimia played for Romanias national team at the FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup Qualifier, where they managed to get a ticket to the final tournament for Romania with 3 wins out of 3. Dora Ardelean won the gold medal at the 3×3 Basketball EUSA, event that took place last month in Coimbra,…

Read More

Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger 2018: Team Novi Sad Al Wahda (UAE)

The most famous streetball team on the planet. With a perfect 2018 season, they managed to win five consecutive tournaments between 30 june- 21 july: FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup Qualifier in Constanta, the tournaments in Oroszlany (even with the absence of Dusan Bulut at this event), in Novi Sad, Bar, as in the first event of the World Tour series in 2018, played in Saskatoon, Canada. Novi Sad Al Wahda has won six tournaments until this moment in the 2018 season. Star Player Dusan Bulut 32 years, 1.91m, Novi Sad(Serbia)…

Read More

Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger 2018: Lausanne (SUI)

The best team from Switzerland this season so far. Composed of the first four players in the Swiss national ranking, team Lausanne obtained the 3rd place at FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup Andorra Qualifier at the beginning on June. Star player Westher Molteni – 31 years, 1.98 m, Lugano (Switzerland) – FIBA Rank: 50 – National Rank: 3 An active player in the italian events, country where he obtained many medals, including the tast two final tournaments of the 3×3 competition. He is a very important member of the team wich…

Read More

Raiffeisen Bank Bucharest Challenger 2018: Team Belgrade (SRB)

The team has an impressive 2018 season. Belgrade has won two tournaments in one single week at the begining of june: one in Serbia and one in Slovakia.. Belgrade played other two finals and six semifinals this season, having three of the top 50 players in FIBA World Ranking.   Star Player Ivan Popovic – 26 years, 1.93 m, Ub (Serbia) – World Rank: 30 – National Rank: 13 The highest ranked player in the national and world Ranking is Ivan Popovic. He played together with Dragan Bjelica and Dušan…

Read More