Iran draws Chinese Taipei in FIBA Asia Championship

TEHRAN, Sept. 5 (MNA) -- Iran was drawn in Group A of the 21st FIBA Asia Championship which will be held in Sana'a, Yemen from September 22 to October 2.

Sixteen Asian teams divided into four groups will compete in the 21st FIBA Asia Championship. Defending champion Iran is in Group A alongside Chinese Taipei, Malaysia, Sri Lanka. The top three teams from each group will advance to the second round of the championship.

The top three sides at the 21st FIBA Asia U18 Championship will represent FIBA Asia at the 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship to be played in Latvia from June 30 to July 10, 2011.
Group A: Chinese Taipei, Iran, Malaysia, Sri Lanka
Group B: Kazakhstan, South Korea, Lebanon, Qatar
Group C: China, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Syria
Group D: India, Iraq, Japan, Yemen
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