First in history — in Minsk!
Minsk to host Europe’s first 3x3 U18 Basketball Championship, from August 21st-23rd, 2015
Taking part in the tournament will be Europe’s 32 strongest teams: 16 competing in the men’s and women’s events. Belarus, as the hosting country, has a place in both finals, while the remaining spots will be determined through qualifying tournaments being held in July and August.
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) will provide special equipment and 3x3 format covering. Moreover, a special venue for the tournament will be equipped in Minsk.
FIBA Europe President Turgay Demirel has congratulated Belarus on being awarded the right to host its first men’s and women’s 3x3 U18 European Championship. The First Vice President of the National Olympic Committee of Belarus, the Chairman of the Belarusian Basketball Federation, Maxim Ryzhenkov, stresses that the event will be organised at the highest level
By Kirill Karin