2018 FIBA 3x3 World Cup – Individual contests

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As part of the 2018 FIBA 3x3 World Cup held from June 8 to 12, 2018, three tournaments in addition to the main 3x3 men's and women's tournaments were contested. The Dunk-out contest was participated by men, the Skills contest by women, and the Shoot-out contest by both men and women.

Dunk contest[edit]

Qualification phase[edit]

Format

Each player competed in two rounds and four players with the highest score advances to the knockout stage. In a case of a tie, the tied players would have to perform again and in case they were still tied, the jury would have to decide the player who will advance through a majority decision.[1]

Country Dunker 1st round 2nd round Total
 France Guy Dupuy 26 27 53
 Ukraine Vadym Poddubchenko 24 24 48
 Philippines David Carlos 21 26 47
 Ukraine Dmytro Krivenko 23 24 47
 Lithuania Gediminas Zitlinskas 23 0 23
 Philippines Rey Guevarra 19 0 19
 Poland Piotr Renkiel 16 0 16

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-final[edit]

The top two players advances to the final round.[1]

Country Dunker 1st round 2nd round Total
 France Guy Dupuy 24 27 51
 Ukraine Dmytro Krivenko 27 24 51
 Philippines David Carlos 21 25 46
 Ukraine Vadym Poddubchenko 24 0 24

Final[edit]

Two players will compete for three rounds instead of two.[1]

Country Dunker 1st round 2nd round 3rd round Total
 Ukraine Dmytro Krivenko 23 30 26 79
 France Guy Dupuy 0 30 30 60

Results[edit]

Team Player
1st, gold medalist(s)  Ukraine Dmytro Krivenko
2nd, silver medalist(s)  France Guy Dupuy
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Philippines David Carlos

Skills contest[edit]

The skills contest was contested by women players from the qualified 3x3 national teams of the main tournament. Each team can enter at most a single player for the competition. The contest which had a time limit of 45 seconds involves a qualification phase and a knockout round. The players begins on the starting line on the side of their choice. Upon a signal, the player must execute the following in order:[2]

  • A corner shot
  • Pass a slalom through 4 cones while dribbling
  • A straight pass into a targe
  • Pass another slalom with 2 balls forward and then backwards
  • Another straight pass
  • Dribble through a slalom and score the basket

The four women with the best time record qualify for the knock-out round

Qualification phase[edit]

Knockout round[edit]

Semifinal[edit]

Head to head[2]
2 Alexandra Theodorean Hungary W–L 3 Switzerland Nancy Fora
1 Marie-Ève Paget France W–L 4 Kazakhstan Zalina Kurazova

Finals[edit]

Bronze medal match
Head to head[2]
3 Zalina Kurazova Kazakhstan W–L 4 Switzerland Nancy Fora
Gold medal match
Head to head[2]
2 Alexandra Theodorean Hungary W–L 1 France Marie-Ève Paget

Result[edit]

Team Player
1st, gold medalist(s)  Hungary Alexandra Theodorean
2nd, silver medalist(s)  France Marie-Eve Panget
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Kazakhstan Zalina Kurazova

Shoot-out contest[edit]

The shoot-out contest is a mixed-gender competition with at most one male and one female player from 3x3 national teams participating in the main tournaments.[3]

Qualification phase[edit]

Format[3]

Each player were to attempt 10 shots with every successful shot worth one point

  • Five from the right wing
  • Five from the left wing (45º angle from the baseline) and with a 30" shot clock.

Two male and two female players with the most points in the shortest amount of time advance to the final. In case of a tie or players scoring the same points within the same amount of time, the tied players were tasked to shoot again.[3] The round concluded on June 11, 2018.[4]

Men
Women

Final[edit]

Format

Players were to attempt 18 shots from four different locations:

  • Five from the right wing (45° angle from the baseline)
  • Five from the top of the arc
  • Five from the left wing (45° from the baseline)
  • Three from the 3x3 logo.

Shots made from the 3x3 are worth 2 points while the rest of the shots of are worth 1 point. The tiebreaker which was used in the qualification phase is used again for the final.[3]

Final was held on June 12, 2018 was won by Janine Pontejos of the Philippines' women's team. She won over Alexandra Stolyar of Russia's women's team due to a better time record despite both players having tied scores.[5]

Country Player Gender Score Time
 Philippines Janine Pontejos W 14 41"86
 Russia Alexandra Stolyar W 14 49"9
 Croatia Marin Hrvoje M 11
 Russia Maksim Dybovskii M 7

Results[edit]

Team Player
1st, gold medalist(s)  Philippines (W) Janine Pontejos
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Russia (W) Alexandra Stolyar
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Croatia (M) Marin Hrvoje

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Dunk Contest". FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2018. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d "Skills Contest". FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2018. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d "Shoot-Out Contest". FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2018. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  4. ^ Saldajeno, Ivan Stewart (12 June 2018). "Pontejos earns seat in 3x3 WC shootout finals". Philippine News Agency. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  5. ^ Saldajeno, Ivan Stewart (12 June 2018). "Janine Pontejos rules FIBA 3x3 World Cup shootout". Philippine News Agency. Retrieved 13 June 2018.