1999 ABC Championship for Women

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1999 FIBA Asia Championship
for Women
18th Asian Women's Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Japan
Dates May 2–9
Teams (from 44 federations)
Venues (in 1 host city)
Champions  South Korea (11th title)

The 1999 Asian Basketball Confederation Championship for Women, was the 18th regional championship held by Asian Basketball Confederation. The competition was hosted by Shizuoka, Japan and took place between May 2 to May 9, 1999. The championship is divided into two levels: Level I and Level II. The last finisher of Level I is relegated to Level II and the top finisher of Level II qualify for Level I 2001's championship.

Participating teams[edit]

Level I Level II

 South Korea
 Japan
 China
 Chinese Taipei
 Thailand
 Kazakhstan *

 Malaysia
 Hong Kong
 North Korea
 Sri Lanka
 Uzbekistan *

* Withdrew

Preliminary round[edit]

Level I[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tiebreaker
 Japan 4 3 1 327 240 +87 7 1–1 / 1.069
 South Korea 4 3 1 311 249 +62 7 1–1 / 1.027
 China 4 3 1 290 249 +41 7 1–1 / 0.907
 Chinese Taipei 4 1 3 284 249 −35 5
 Thailand 4 0 4 165 390 −225 4
May 2
13:40
Japan  68–63  Chinese Taipei
Scoring by half: 30–41, 38–22
May 2
17:20
China  90–42  Thailand
Scoring by half: 36–20, 54–22
May 3
13:40
Thailand  39–92  South Korea
Scoring by half: 17–37, 22–55
May 3
15:30
Chinese Taipei  57–64  China
Scoring by half: 30–34, 27–30
May 4
15:30
South Korea  66–61  Chinese Taipei
Scoring by half: 33–33, 33–28
May 4
17:20
Japan  69–72  China
Scoring by half: 28–38, 41–34
May 5
13:40
China  64–81  South Korea
Scoring by half: 27–44, 37–37
May 5
15:30
Thailand  33–105  Japan
Scoring by half: 16–46, 17–49
May 6
15:30
Japan  85–72  South Korea
Scoring by half: 41–42, 44–30
May 6
17:20
Chinese Taipei  103–51  Thailand
Scoring by half: 50–16, 53–35

Level II[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 North Korea 3 3 0 302 142 +160 6
 Malaysia 3 2 1 219 178 +41 5
 Hong Kong 3 1 2 175 201 −26 4
 Sri Lanka 3 0 3 95 270 −175 3
May 2
10:00
Hong Kong  40–100  North Korea
Scoring by half: 23–45, 17–55
May 4
11:50
Malaysia  71–91  North Korea
Scoring by half: 34–41, 37–50
May 5
17:20
Hong Kong  76–36  Sri Lanka
Scoring by half: 38–14, 38–22
May 6
13:40
Hong Kong  59–65  Malaysia
Scoring by half: 38–38, 21–27
May 8
9:20
Sri Lanka  31–111  North Korea
Scoring by half: 17–71, 14–40
May 9
9:00
Sri Lanka  28–83  Malaysia
Scoring by half: 19–42, 9–41

Final round[edit]

Semifinals Final
May 8
  Japan  83  
  Chinese Taipei  74  
 
May 9
      Japan  65
    South Korea  68
3rd place
May 8 May 9
  South Korea  70   Chinese Taipei  68
  China  69     China  57

Semifinals[edit]

May 8
13:30
Japan  83–74  Chinese Taipei
Scoring by half: 43–41, 40–33
May 8
15:20
South Korea  70–69  China
Scoring by half: 34–42, 36–27

3rd place[edit]

May 9
10:50
Chinese Taipei  68–57  China
Scoring by half: 38–26, 30–31

Final[edit]

May 9
13:00
Japan  65–68  South Korea
Scoring by half: 30–37, 35–31

Final standing[edit]

Qualified for the 2000 Summer Olympics
Rank Team Record
1st, gold medalist(s)  South Korea 5–1
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Japan 4–2
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Chinese Taipei 2–4
4  China 3–3
5  Thailand 0–4
6  North Korea 3–0
7  Malaysia 2–1
8  Hong Kong 1–2
9  Sri Lanka 0–3

Awards[edit]

 1999 Asian Champions 

South Korea
Eleventh title

References[edit]