13 Oct 2022

FISU University World Cup 3x3 Basketball excitement at ITU

Istanbul Technical University shares the excitement of the FISU University World Cup 3x3 Basketball championship to be held in Istanbul on October 27-29. Universities from all over the world and teams representing our country will compete at Ayazağa Campus.

News: İTÜ Media and Communication Office

In its 250th year, Istanbul Technical University is hosting the inter-university world cup matches of 3x3 basketball, a young and dynamic sport. Our university is participating in the International University Sports Federation (FISU) University World Cup 3x3 Basketball competition, which will be held in Istanbul on October 27-29, with the matches to be played on our Ayazağa Campus. Besides ITU, FISU, Turkish University Sports Federation, Beyoğlu Municipality, Ministry of Youth and Sports are among the stakeholders of the competition. 

12 men’s and 12 women’s 3x3 basketball teams from all over the world, including continental champions, are participating in the competition. ITU Men’s Basketball Team will compete to win the world cup on the 250th anniversary of the establishment of our university. Gazi University and Celal Bayar University from our country will also take part in the competition. In the 3x3 basketball matches, teams from many universities from Europe to Africa, from America to Asia will compete to reach the finals. The world cup final match will be held at Galataport. All matches will be broadcast live for basketball fans. 

The world’s most popular street game

3x3 basketball, which is developing rapidly and growing in popularity apart from basketball, is known as the most popular street team sport in the world. Organized for the first time in 2011, the FISU University 3x3 Basketball World Cup competition was held in Serbia, Brazil and China before Türkiye. 

The list of teams that will compete in the FISU University 3x3 World Cup is given below. Click here for detailed information about the competitions to be held in Istanbul.

Women’s Teams   
Slot  Country  Continent University
1Türkiye  EuropeGazi University
2Taiwan  AsiaChinese Culture University
3Ukraine  EuropeVasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University
4Uganda  AfricaUganda Christian University
5Chile  AmericaPontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso
6New Zealand  OceaniaLincoln University
7Iran  AsiaIslamic Azad University
8Slovenia  EuropeUniversity of Ljubljana
9Senegal  AfricaHigher Institute of Entrepreneurship and Management
10Spain  EuropeUniversity of Malaga
11Mexico  AmericaMonterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Campus Monterrey
12Mongolia  AsiaRoyal International University of Mongolia
Men’s Teams   
Slot  Country   Continent University
Paulista University
2Türkiye   EuropeIstanbul Technical University
3Malaysia   AsiaTaylor's University
4Lithuania   EuropeVytautas Magnus University
5Uganda   AfricaUganda Christian University
6Mexico   AmericaMonterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Campus Toluca
7Australia   OceaniaMacquarie University
8Argentina   AmericaNational University of La Matanza
9Mongolia   AsiaMon-Altius Physical Education Institute
10New Zealand   OceaniaUniversity of Waikato
11Algeria   AfricaUniversity of Ain Temouchent
12Türkiye   EuropeManisa Celal Bayar University


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