Women’s national team of Ukraine on basketball 3×3 not too successfully performed in the Women’s series. Ukraine failed to qualify from the group.
All three matches took place in one day – Friday, may 31, in China.
In the first match of Ukrainian women lost to Japan. Our girls first opened the account. Filewich far hit, then increased the lead after the answer of the Japanese. But the opponents speed gradually seized the initiative. In the future, Ukrainian women were forced to catch up. However, it seems I was tired after a long flight the day before. Japanese women confidently brought the match to victory.
Ukraine – Japan 10:21
Chance of reaching the playoffs Ukrainka received after the victory over the hosts of the tournament – the team of China. Ukrainka took the lead at the start of the meeting. Subsequently, however, a strong rival added pressure and leveled the fight. Only at the last minute insistence of Ukrainians allowed to pull out the win.
Ukraine – China 21:18
But it was not enough. After Ukrainian lost in the final match of the group stage after failing to beat the team of the Netherlands. Struggle in this match was fought till the last seconds, but at the decisive moment of the game our opponents managed to snatch the victory. After a precise layup from Christina Filevich, which equalized (13:13), Dutch women’s basketball team scored only one point from under the basket and converted one of two free throws, setting the final score of the match was 15:13.
Niderlandi – Ukraine 15:13
Thus, the Ukraine national team, winning one of three matches in the group round, finished the performance on tournament, finishing in last place in its group. Our girls had the same number of wins with the Japanese, however, conceded rivals ahead of the defeat in the internal meeting. The Chinese were the first (2 wins, 1 loss), and the Netherlands, which China lost, with the same indicator.