Geethu Anna Rahul: "I want to be a role model for other youngsters."
John Wooden: “It isn't what you do, but how you do it.”
Vishesh Bhriguvanshi: “I never imagined I’ll be leading the national team.”
Pratham Singh: “My teammates are like my family.”

About the tournament

The FIBA Women’s Asia Cup was previously referred to as the FIBA Asia Championship for Women and has been conducted regularly since 1965.  The competition is held every other year on odd years (2011, 2013, 2015, etc.).  The last edition of the event was held in Wuhan, China where the hosts China lost in the Championship Game to Japan. The overall medal leaders are the South Korean National Team who have 12 Gold medals. In the 2015 edition, India failed to win a game, being relegated to Level 2 for the upcoming Championship. 

 

Website: fiba.com/WomensAsiaCup, fiba.com/WomensAsiaCup/DivisionB.

 

RESULTS 

 

Division B Finals

India (Jeena Skaria 20 pts, Shireen Limaye 17 pts 10 rbs 6 asts, Grima Merlin Verghese 14 pts) bt Kazakhstan (Nadezhda Kondrakova 30 pts 18 rbs, Zalina Kurazova 17 pts, Oxana Ossipenko 8) 75-73 [16-19, 15-20, 19-19, 25-15]

 

Division B Semi finals

India (Jeena Skaria 20, Raspreet Sidhu 17, Anitha Paul Durai 13) bt Lebanon (Rebecca Akl 20, Lama Moukaddem 16, El Charif Chirine 15) 79-69 [16-20, 17-18, 23-20, 11-23]

 

Division B Quarter finals

India (Anitha Paul Durai 19 pts; Grima Merlin 15 pts; Rajapriyadharshini Rajaganapathy 10) bt Fiji (Mili Koyamainavure 23 pts) 93 – 51 [19 – 11, 23 – 12, 25 – 16, 26 – 12]

 

Match day 2

India (Grima Merlin 20 pts, 10 rebs; Anitha Paul Durai 13 pts; Shireen Limaye 8 pts, 10 rebs) bt Sri Lanka (Imesha Dapana Durage 9 pts; Nadeeshani Kumarine Silva 8 pts) 88 – 42 [23 – 10, 3 – 17, 13 – 19, 16 – 29]

 

Match day 1

India (Anitha Paul Durai 28 pts; Grima Merlin 17 pts; Jeena Skaria 12 pts) bt Uzbekistan (Elvira Salavatova 15 pts; Elena Khusnitdinova 14 pts; Natalya Koneva 13 pts) 92 – 76 (19 – 9, 24 – 21, 26 – 23, 23 – 23)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Events

FIBA Asia Cup 2017

08-20 August, Beirut, Lebanon

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