FIBA (International Basketball Federation) announced last Monday (18) that Antwerp (Belgium) will host the seventh edition of the 3×3 Basketball World Cup in June 2022.
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“Fiba is pleased to bring FIB 3×3 2022 World Cup to Belgium” […]. The historic district of Antwerp promises to be one of the most spectacular urban settings in the history of 3×3. We are excited to be in such a young and dynamic city and region for the first World Cup since the start of the 3×3 Olympics in Tokyo this year, ”said Fiba Secretary General Andreas Zagklis.
The competition will consist of 20 men’s teams and 20 women’s teams. In the final edition of the competition held in Amsterdam (Netherlands) on 18 and 23 June 2019, the United States took the men’s gold and China won among the women.
“Fiba’s 3×3 Basketball World Cup Will Allow Flanders [região flamenca da Bélgica onde fica a Antuérpia] Discover a young and dynamic Olympic sport, concluded Flanders Minister of Sports, Ben Weitz.