Taiwan finishes eleventh in Chile

2011 Chile U19 Woman

Led by Lin Yu-ting’s 15, Taiwan placed five scorers in double-digit and defeated host Chile for the second time in the tournament to finish 11th  place in the 2011 FIBA World U19 Championship for Women.

While the 11th place is not something to brag about, it is already Taiwan’s best finish in the tourney. Taiwan was winless in its first appearance in 1993. This year it had a 3-5 record in Chile.

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World U19 Women’s: Taiwan opens with win over Slovenia


(FIBA.com report)
Puerto Varas (2011 FIBA U19 World Championship for Women) – While some may have thought Chinese Taipei were in Chile to make up the numbers, they have shown they mean business on night one of the FIBA U19 World Championship for Women.

The FIBA U18 Asia Championship bronze medallists squarely put one foot in the Eight Finals with a superb 83-73 victory over the more fancied Slovenia in Puerto Varas.

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World U19: Taiwan routed by Australia


Taiwan U19 NT was routed by Australia 93-65 in the third and last preliminary game in the FIBA U19 World Championship for Men Sunday in Valmeira, Latvia.

Taiwan lost all three games in the preliminary round to finish last in Group B. It is scheduled to meet Tunisia tomorrow in the classification games for 13th-16th place.

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World U19: Taiwan falls to host Latvia


Latvia’s height was too much for Taiwan NT to overcome. Taiwan fell to the home team Latvia 85-67 early Friday morning Taiwan Time in its opening game of the FIBA U19 World Championship for Men at Valmiera, Latvia.

Taiwan, which returned to the World Championship after 24 years, only trailed by nine points at the half, 42-33, but was not able to challenge Latvia in the second half. As the smallest team in the 16-team tournament, Taiwan was outrebounded by Latvia 57-17.

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