Korea earn ticket to Women's Basketball World Cup
Korea finished fourth at the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup in Amman, Jordan on Sunday, earning a spot at the 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup next February in Australia.
In the group phase, Korea beat New Zealand 85-69 and India 107-69, but dropped a match to Japan 67-62. Adding another win against Taiwan 80-74, Korea advanced to the semifinals where they lost against China 93-69.
Korea then went down 88-58 to Australia in the bronze medal match.
After winning the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup title in 2007, Korea took silver three times in a row. The team's last podium finish was a bronze medal in 2015.
BY YUN SO-HYANG [firstname.lastname@example.org]