Iran beat South Korea by 30 in FIBA Asia Challenge Finals

Iran FIBA Asia Challenge

Host Iran defeated South Korea, 77-47 in the Finals of the 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge in Tehran, Iran.

Hamed Haddadi led Iran with 20 points and 23 rebounds. This is the 3rd FIBA Asia Challenge Title for Iran after winning the tournament in 2012 and 2014.

In the Battle for 3rd place, Jordan beat Iraq, 94-72. China finished 5th place by beating Japan, 75-67 while India finished 7th place after defeating Chinese-Taipei, 80-68.

Iran, Jordan and Iraq have earned West Asia an additional 3 extra berths in the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup while South Korea and China earned East Asia additional 2 extra berths.

Congrats Iran!

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