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Iranian females 1st in West Asia 3×3 basketball

Tehran, Iran's female three-on-three basketball team beat the Syrian rivals 18-15 in the West Asia tournament, gaining the regional champion title.

The West Asia three-on-three games began in Lebanese capital, Beirut, on Thursday.

The Iranian female team in its first game beat the host team, but lost in the second versus Syria.

The Iranian sportswomen won the following games with Iraqi and Lebanese teams. In the final showdown, the team ranked the first in the West Asia winning the quota for Asia championships.

Tina Issaian, Saideh Ali, Mojgan Khodadadi and Masoumeh Esmailzade were the three female members of the Iranian team.

Iran's male team is also taking part in the games.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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