- India’s junior boys and girls were seeded 14th in their respective categories and were placed in Qualifying Draw 1. The winner of Qualifying Draw 1 would then go on to be placed in Pool C of the main tournament.
- The girls team finished 1-1 after beating Turkmenistan while the boys team finished with a record of 0-2.
- The 3rd edition of the tournament has 32 teams competing for the title in Cyberjaya, Malaysia.
- Qatar and Japan are the defending champions in the men’s and women’s category respectively.
Bengaluru, 26th May 2017: The Junior Boys and Girls representing India have ended their campaign at the FIBA 3×3 U18 Asia Cup 2017.
The junior boys lost their first game against Lebanon 12-18 and went on to lose their second game against Turkmenistan 9-20 to finish with a 0-2 record in the tournament and not make it out of the main draw.
On the other hand, the junior women finished the tournament 1-1 as they beat Turkmenistan 21-9 but fell to Chinese Taipei 17-12 who went on to qualify for the Main Draws of the FIBA 3×3 U18 Asia Cup 2017 with a perfect record.
For India, Sreekala Rani (15) and Vaishnavi Yadav (14) were the leading scorers for the girls team while Prashant Tomar (8) was the top scorer for the boys team in the tournament.
The matches of the tournament are being streamed live on FIBA 3×3’s YouTube channel.
The entire Indian squad lists and the pools for the tournament were as follows:
|3||Bhagyansh Gulati||Player||Uttar Pradesh|
|5||Dilip Gurumurthy||Team Leader||Karnataka|
|1||Ishwarya Janardhanan||Player||Tamil Nadu|
|3||Vaishnavi Yadav||Player||Uttar Pradesh|
|4||Harshitha Kelttira Bopaiah||Player||Karnataka|
|5||Jeena Zachariah||Team Leader||Indian Railways|