Iran Finishes Fourth at FIBA U-16 Women's Asia Championship
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran came fourth at the Division B of the FIBA U-16 Women's Asia Championship.
The Iranian team lost to Kazakhstan 61-47 in the third-placed match on Saturday.
Iran started the competition with an 89-32 win over Nepal but lost to host India 97-53 in its second match.
Iran overpowered Sri Lanka 84-76 and also beat the Maldives 129-30 to book a place in the semi-final.
In the semi-final, Iran was defeated against Malaysia 85-68.
For Division B, the Champion will earn the right to be promoted to the next championship, replacing the last-placed (eighth placer) team from Division A.
The 2017 FIBA Asia U-16 Championship for Women is the qualifying tournament for FIBA Asia at the 2018 FIBA U-17 World Championship for Women.