2003 ABC Championship qualification

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The 2003 ABC Championship qualification was held in late 2002 and early 2003 with the Gulf region, West Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia and Middle Asia (Central Asia and South Asia) each conducting tournaments.

Qualification format[edit]

The following are eligible to participate:

  • The organizing country.
  • The five best-placed teams from the previous ABC Championship.
  • The two best teams from the sub-zones.

2001 ABC Championship[edit]

Main article: 2001 ABC Championship
Rank Team
1st  China
2nd  Lebanon
3rd  South Korea
4  Syria
5  Qatar
6  Japan
7  Chinese Taipei
8  India
9  Uzbekistan
10  United Arab Emirates
11  Hong Kong
12  Kuwait
13  Thailand
14  Singapore

Qualified teams[edit]

East Asia (3+2) Gulf (1+2) Middle Asia (2) Southeast Asia (2) West Asia (2+2)
 China  Qatar  Uzbekistan  Philippines  Lebanon
 South Korea  United Arab Emirates *  India  Malaysia  Syria
 Japan  Saudi Arabia *  Jordan
 Chinese Taipei  Iran
 Hong Kong

* Withdrew,  Kazakhstan and  Kuwait were given a wild card entry into the championship.

East Asia[edit]

All the others withdrew, so  Chinese Taipei and  Hong Kong qualified automatically.

Gulf[edit]

The 2002 Gulf Basketball Association Championship is the qualifying tournament for the 2003 ABC Championship. the two best teams excluding Qatar qualifies for 2003 ABC Championship. The tournament was held at Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Preliminary round[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tiebreaker
 Qatar 4 3 1 293 251 +42 7 1–0
 United Arab Emirates 4 3 1 291 268 +23 7 0–1
 Saudi Arabia 4 2 2 325 325 0 6 1–0
 Bahrain 4 2 2 313 335 −22 6 0–1
 Kuwait 4 0 4 298 341 −43 4
September 12
United Arab Emirates  77–63  Kuwait
September 12
Bahrain  69–94  Saudi Arabia
September 13
Qatar  77–83  Bahrain
September 13
Saudi Arabia  70–88  United Arab Emirates
September 14
United Arab Emirates  77–70  Bahrain
September 14
Kuwait  54–77  Qatar
September 16
Saudi Arabia  65–74  Qatar
September 16
Bahrain  91–87  Kuwait
September 17
Kuwait  94–96  Saudi Arabia
September 17
Qatar  65–49  United Arab Emirates

Final[edit]

September 18
Qatar  58–69  United Arab Emirates

Final standing[edit]

Rank Team
1st  United Arab Emirates
2nd  Qatar
3rd  Saudi Arabia
4  Bahrain
5  Kuwait

Middle Asia[edit]

The 2003 Middle Asia Basketball Championship is the qualifying tournament for the 2003 ABC Championship. the two best teams qualifies for 2003 ABC Championship. The tournament was held at New Delhi, India.

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Uzbekistan 4 4 0 429 185 +248 8
 India 4 3 1 420 242 +178 7
 Bangladesh 4 2 2 211 335 −124 6
 Sri Lanka 4 1 3 247 372 −125 5
   Nepal 4 0 4 224 401 −177 4
July 9
Bangladesh  53–109  India
July 9
Nepal    42–111  Uzbekistan
July 10
Sri Lanka  92–76    Nepal
July 10
Uzbekistan  106–22  Bangladesh
July 10
India  132–46    Nepal
July 10
Sri Lanka  39–125  Uzbekistan
July 11
India  101–56  Sri Lanka
July 11
Nepal    60–66  Bangladesh
July 12
Bangladesh  70–60  Sri Lanka
July 12
Uzbekistan  87–78  India

Southeast Asia[edit]

The 2003 Southeast Asia Basketball Championship is the qualifying tournament for the 2003 ABC Championship. the two best teams qualifies for 2003 ABC Championship. The tournament was held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Philippines 3 3 0 278 185 +93 6
 Malaysia 3 2 1 250 232 +18 5
 Thailand 3 1 2 203 234 −31 4
 Vietnam 3 0 3 195 275 −80 3
August 19
Thailand  56–83  Philippines
August 19
Vietnam  70–95  Malaysia
August 20
Philippines  99–48  Vietnam
August 20
Malaysia  74–66  Thailand
August 21
Vietnam  77–81  Thailand
August 21
Philippines  96–81  Malaysia

West Asia[edit]

The 2002/2003 West Asia Basketball Association Championship is the qualifying tournament for the 2003 ABC Championship. the two best teams qualifies for 2003 ABC Championship. The tournament supposed to be held in 3 stages in Jordan, Iran and Iraq in late 2002 and early 2003 but the last round was cancelled.

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tiebreaker
 Jordan 4 3 1 327 285 +42 7 1–1 / 1.088
 Iran 4 3 1 295 292 +3 7 1–1 / 0.919
 Iraq 4 0 4 268 313 −45 4
July 17
Jordan  84–79  Iraq
July 18
Iran  74–63  Iraq
July 19
Jordan  68–72  Iran
September 18
Iran  73–68  Iraq
September 19
Iraq  58–82  Jordan
September 20
Iran  76–93  Jordan

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