Friday, December 27, 2002

China beat Iran for Asian Junior gold

China beat Iran, 81-70, as it wins back the Asian Junior Men gold medal lost two years ago in Malaysia to Korea. China has now won three of the last four Asian Junior Men Championships.

Defending champ Korea managed to beat Qatar, 105-88, in the bronze medal game to finish for the third place. China, Iran and Korea will represent Asia in the World Championship for Junior Men that will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia next June.