Trisha Shetty

2013 FIBA Asia Under 16 Championship

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Host nation  Iran
Champions  China (3rd title)
Venues  1 (in 1 host city)
Points  M. Singh (25.0)
2013 FIBA Asia Under-16 Championship
Dates  September 25 - October 4
Teams  16 (from 44 federations)

The 2013 FIBA Asia Under-16 Championship was the qualifying tournament for FIBA Asia at the 2014 FIBA Under-17 World Championship. The tournament was held in Tehran, Iran from September 25 to October 4.

China successfully defended their title against the first time finalists, the Philippines, 85-78, in the championship match considered as the most competitive finals so far in FIBA Asia Under-16 Championship history. Both teams, as well as Japan, who defeated Chinese Taipei for the bronze medal, 85-72, will represent FIBA Asia in the 2014 FIBA Under-17 World Championship in United Arab Emirates in 2014.

Qualification

According to the FIBA Asia rules, the number of participating teams in the 2013 FIBA Asia Under-16 Championship was set at sixteen (16). Each zone had two places, and the hosts (Iran) and holders (China) were automatically qualified. The other four places were allocated to the zones according to performance in the 2011 FIBA Asia Under-16 Championship.

* Withdrew.

** Only 3 teams registered from West Asia.

References

2013 FIBA Asia Under-16 Championship Wikipedia


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