The first in the history of Azerbaijan: LICENSE to the Olympics in both basketball and team competition - VIDEO

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14 April 2024 14:48
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The first in the history of Azerbaijan: LICENSE to the Olympics in both basketball and team competition - VIDEO

Azerbaijan's 3x3 women's basketball team has achieved a historic success.

Idman.biz reports that our team won a license for the Paris-2024 Summer Olympic Games in the Olympic Qualification Tournament organized in Hong Kong.

Earlier today, our team met Hungary in the semi-finals. Our team consisting of Tiffani Hayes, Alexandra Mollenhauer, Dina Ulyanova and Marcedes Walker, who took the 2nd place in Group B, defeated their opponent with a score of 21:19 on the way to the finals.

Our basketball players competed with the Polish team in the final. Although the main time of the game ended with a score of 16:16, our team won in extra time with a score of 18:17 and qualified for the Paris Olympics.

With this, Azerbaijan will be represented for the first time in both basketball and team competition in the games.

It should be noted that our team defeated Chile 17:14, Mongolia 13:12 in the group, and lost to the Netherlands - 11:15.

Basketball 3x3
Olympic Qualification Tournament
Semi-final

Hungary - Azerbaijan - 19:21

Netherlands - Poland - 12:20
The final
Azerbaijan - Poland - 18:17 (OT)

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