27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Basketball. Results of tournament

On July 16, the basketball tournament came to the end at the 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan.

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Universiade. Day 11. Basketball. Men. Finals © RIA Novosti/Grigory Sokolov

The Russian basketball team defeated the team from Australia in the final match and won the Universiade gold.

The match ended with a score of 81:74 (25:15, 16:16, 24:26,16:17) in favour of Vasily Karasev’s team. Andrey Zubkov earned 19 points that is the largest amount of points, earned by the players of the winning team.

The Russian national team has never won the Universiade basketball tournament before. The last time, when the team of USSR gained the victory, was in 1985.

The Serbian players, having beaten the Canadian team in the match for the third place, took a bronze medal. The match ended with a score of 87:74.

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Universiade. Day 10. Basketball. Women. Finals

The day before, a winner of the women’s basketball tournament was determined. The US team won the Universiade gold medals, having beaten the Russian team in the final with a score of 90:71. As a result, the US team upheld its title of the Universiade champion: the American players won the basketball tournament at the Summer Universiade 2011 in China as well. The Australian players, having defeated the team from Chinese Taipei in a match for the third place, won the bronze medals.

Media Department of Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate