Lebanon is Hosting The 2017 FIBA Asian Cup

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July 28, 2017

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The FIBA Asia Cup 2017 will take place in Lebanon from 8-20 August, and it will be the first ever Asia-Oceania joint continental Championship where 16 teams, including Oceanian powerhouses Australia and New Zealand, will battle for top honours in Asia.

PARTICIPATING TEAMS

Australia China Chinese Taipei Hong Kong
India Iran Iraq Japan
Jordan Kazakhstan Korea Lebanon (Host)
New Zealand Philippines Qatar Syria

How to Qualify

Sixteen teams (16), including Australia and New Zealand, will battle for top honors in the FIBA Asia Cup 2017. Sub-zone Championships to qualify: 5 EABA - 1 SEABA - 1 SABA - 1 CABA

Groups: http://www.fiba.com/asiacup/2017


MEDALISTS

Results of the last 8 editions of "FIBA Asia Cup", with Lebanon coming second in 2001, 2005 & 2007.

YEAREVENT NAMELOCATION1st2nd 3rdTOP SCORER
........... ................................................ ......................... ................. ................. ................. .......................
2015 FIBA Asia Championship Changsha
(China)
China Philippines Iran Sani Sakakini (PLE)
2013 FIBA Asia Championship for Men Manila
(Philippines)
Iran Philippines Korea Hamed Hadadi (IRI)
2011 FIBA Asia Championship Wuhan
(China)
China Jordan Korea Marcus Douthit (PHI)
2009 FIBA Asia Championship for Men Tianjin City
(China)
Iran China Jordan Rasheim Wright (JOR)
2007 FIBA Asia Championship for Men Tokushima
(Japan)
Iran Lebanon Korea Michael Madanly (SYR)
2005 FIBA Asia Championship for Men Doha
(Qatar)
China Lebanon Qatar Abdullah Alsarraf (KUW)
2003 Asian Championship for Men Harbin
(China)
China Korea Qatar Ming Yao (CHN)
2001 Asian Championship for Men Shanghai
(China)
China Lebanon Korea Fady El Khatib (LBN)

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