Mongolian basketball team to compete in 3x3 World University League Tournament
The Mongolian 3x3 basketball team will compete in the 3x3 World University League Tournament, which will be organized in Xiamen, China from September 14 to 17.
The Mongolian university team will be led by director of Mon-Altius Physical Education Institute and coached by S.Tulga. The team includes B.Batzolboo, B.Naranbaatar, O.Enkhbaatar and Ts.Otgonjargal. The team will leave for China on September 13.
Some 16 men’s and 16 women’s university teams will compete in four groups of four teams. Mongolia will play in Group D along with Canada, Thailand and Malaysia.
The Mongolian Student Sports Federation met the basketball players on September 8 and handed them the tournament invitation and flight tickets.
The Mongolian 3x3 basketball won the right to compete in the 3x3 World University League Tournament after earning gold medal from the Asian University 3x3 Basketball Championship, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last April.
Previously, the Mongolian team won silver medals at the World University 3x3 Basketball Championships 2016 and the Asian University 3x3 Basketball Championship 2015.