June 15, 2012

India's 3x3 basketball teams to participate in 3rd Asian Beach Games

BFI News: India's Senior Men's and Women's teams will participate in the 3x3 Basketball competition at the 3rd Asian Beach Games, which are being held in Haiyang, China, from June 16-22nd. The Basketball tournament at the games will tip off on June 17th and conclude on the 19th.

The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) conducted coaching camps from June 1-15 at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi for Men and at the SAI Center in Bangalore for Women.

12 Men's teams and 8 Women's teams from across Asia will be taking part in the tournament.


Group A: Bhutan, Mongolia, Thailand, Qatar

Group B: Afghanistan, Nepal, Palestine, Turkmenistan

Group C: Bangladesh, China, India, Vietnam


Group A: India, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand

Group B: China, Maldives, Mongolia, Turkmenistan

The BFI released the squad lists - four players and coach - for India's Men's and Women's 3x3 Basketball teams:


  • Vishesh Bhriguvanshi
  • Hareesh Koroth
  • Yadwinder Singh
  • Jagdeep Singh
  • Coach: Kenny Natt


  • Geethu Anna Jose
  • Anitha Paul Durai
  • Shireen Limaye
  • Kiranjit Kaur
  • Coach: Prem Kumar

    The 3rd Asian Beach Games will feature competitions in 14 sports: Beach Basketball, Beach Football, Beach Handball, Beach Sepaktakraw, Beach Kabbadi, Beach Woodball, Beach Waterpolo, Beach Volleyball, Beach Body Building, Waterski, Sailing, Marathon Swimming, Tent Pegging and Triathlon.

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