South Korea edged Japan,77-72, in the bronze medal game of the 16th Asian Basketball Championship for Junior Women tonight in Taipei.
South Korea - Jung Mi-ran 25p, Kim Jin-young 21p
Japan - Saki Inoue 19p, Kozue Kawai 13p
North Korea cruised past Thailand, 104-67, to finish for the 5th-place. North Korea also finished for 5th in the last Asian Junior Women in 2000.