Monthly Archives: August 2010
7TH AUGUST, 2010 – 15TH AUGUST, 2010
- The 3rd FIBA Asia Stankovic Cup is the qualifying event for the 26th FIBA Asia Championship in 2011, incidentally also to be hosted at Beirut, which in turn will be the qualifying event for 2012 London Olympics.
- The winners of the 3rd FIBA Asia Stankovic Cup will automatically qualify for the 26th FIBA Asia Championship in 2011
- This is the first FIBA Asia event hosted by Lebanon for National Teams.
- Beirut, had however, hosted the FIBA Asia Champions Cup in its 10th and 11 edition, in 1999 and 2000 when Lebanese club Al Hikmeh-Sagesse had won the gold medal on both occasions.
- The logo of the 3rd FIBA Asia Stankovic Cup incorporates the significant aspects of the Lebanese National flag with the sport of basketball.
Chinese Taipei (TPE)