France win FIBA 3x3 Women's Series Ulaanbaatar Stop 2022
ULAANBAATAR (Mongolia) - Just one week after claiming the Crelan FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2022, France just added another trophy to their cabinet with a victory at the FIBA 3x3 Women's Series Ulaanbaatar Stop 2022, which took place in the Mongolian capital on July 1-2.
Different roster, same result. France claimed their first Women's Series win of 2022 in Ulaanbaatar after defeating Netherlands U24 in overtime in the final (13-11). Down 11-9 with less than 10 seconds to go, the MVP of the tournament, Maud Stervinou sent the game to overtime with a deep 2 from the logo and Marie Mané called game with another ice-cold 2-pointer.
Julia Jorritsma let the Dutch in the final with 5 points. Her teammate Noortje Driessen was limited to 4 points in the title game but topped the scoring and player value charts in Mongolia.
2. Netherlands U24
6. Ulaanbaatar Amazons
8. Sukhbaatar Amazons
The fourth stop of the FIBA 3x3 Women's Series 2022 will be played in Bordeaux, France, on July 6-7.
Exciting, urban and innovative, 3x3 is inspired by several forms of streetball played worldwide and is considered the world’s number one urban team sport. Steered by FIBA, games see two teams of three players face off on a basketball half-court.
It was played successfully for the first time in international competition at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore and since then has benefited from the launch of a yearly city-based FIBA 3x3 World Tour and national-team FIBA 3x3 World & Continental Cups.
On July 24, 2021, 3x3 made its Olympic debut at the Tokyo Games.