The Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) has unveiled exciting plans to develop the Olympic sport of 3x3 Basketball.
Led by JOC Secretary General and the president of the temporary 3x3 Basketball Committee, Nasser Majali, the session was also attended by a delegation from FIBA, as well as members of the 3x3 Basketball community.
Majali highlighted the importance of improving 3x3 Basketball after it was included onto the Olympic programme for Tokyo 2020.
He also clarified the points system and the basis for qualifications to the 2018 Youth Olympic Games as well as Tokyo 2020, where he identified that FIBA use player classification according to the championships they take part in.
The 3x3 Committee has developed a plan for this Olympic cycle which has included building a court in accordance with international standards.
They are also working hard to expand the player base through hosting more events across the Kingdom and taking part in more international competitions.
The sport has been spreading rapidly in Jordan over the past year with teams from different ages climbing the FIBA rankings.
The Men’s team have also qualified to participate in the 2018 World Cup to be held in The Philippines.