The U18 3×3 World Championship will started on Tuesday 23rd August at Kossuth Square in Debrecen, both mens and womens matches have begun. The event press conference was held the day before in an opening event. The city was represented by Diána Széles, the vice mayor of the city, István Becsky, the president of the International Basketball Association.
Diána Széles, among other things, emphasized the role of 3×3 events in building Debrecen’s international reputation for sports.
The Chairman of the organising committe István Becsky, highlighted, that since 2015, they have organised various 3×3 competitions on the main square of Debrecen, and since then the Hungarian national team has won two European Championship titles and a World Championship bronze, so in my opinion we are excellent hosts of the tournaments. It will not be easy to repeat the mentioned successes, but this is not an absolute goal, the point is that the participants feel good.
The tournament is well underway, fast and furious, for an up-to-date account of scores visit the tournament website which provides a handy formated list of results.