TEAM TORONTO WINS 3X3 CANADA QUEST TITLE IN HAMILTON
TORONTO, ON (June 19, 2017)- Team Toronto (4NEM) won the Adult Elite (Over 18 - Male) division final at the 2017 3x3 Canada Quest series stop in Hamilton, Ontario this past weekend.
Kahleek Bakare-whyte, Rakeem Boldak, Vadim Halimov and Igor Lebov completed the competition with a 4-2 record and won 15-13 against CDB (Mathew Elcock, Manny Campbell, Taylor Dowhaniuk and Sandip Sidhu) in the final.
Team Toronto (4NEM) will now compete at the Canada Quest National Finals at West Edmonton Mall from July 7-8, where they will look to qualify for the 3x3 World Tour stop in Saskatoon.
3x3 Canada Quest's next stop is Winnipeg, Manitoba from June 23-25. Registration is still open for this event and the final regional stop in Richmond, British Columbia (July 1-2).
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About 3x3 Canada Quest
3x3 Canada Quest is Canada Basketball's national 3x3 series, which culminates at the Canada Quest Final in Edmonton, AB. The top two teams then earn a berth to the FIBA 3x3 World Tour event in Saskatoon.
This international 3x3 basketball event will take place in conjunction with Taste of Saskatchewan on July 14-16, 2017. In addition to the 2017 event, Saskatoon will host the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Masters in 2018 and 2019, securing the rights to the event for three years.
With over 250 million players worldwide, 3x3 is amongst the most played recreational sports in the world, and is a key motor for the growth of basketball in Canada and around the world. Visit 3x3planet.com for more information.
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For more information on 3x3 Canada Quest, visit basketball.ca/quest or contact:
Ron Yeung, Manager - Domestic Development