China leads Canada 82-65 in Asian Games warm-up

Updated : 2018-08-03

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The first confrontation of the Sino-Canadian Women's International Basketball Challenge concluded at Zhanjiang Sports Center on Aug 1, with the Chinese women's basketball team beating its Canadian counterpart 82-65.

The two teams will next move to Guangzhou Asian Games City Comprehensive Sports Center for the second matchup on Aug 3. The two contests are warm-up for the 18th Asian Games, which will be held in Jakarta, capital of Indonesia, from Aug 18 to Sept 2.

Yao Ming, president of the Chinese Basketball Association, extended a warm welcome to the Canadian team in a phone call. He expected both teams to hone their skills through the matches and later show their best at the Asian Games.

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Chinese basketball player Wang Siyu organizes an attack during the match. [Photo by Zhang Jiayang/Xinhua]

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The teams hustle for the ball. [Photo by Zhang Jiayang/Xinhua]

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Xu Limin (C), chief coach of the Chinese women's basketball team, calls a timeout to adjust tactics. [Photo by Zhang Jiayang/Xinhua]

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