The 2023 national basketball festival in Jecheon, a city of natural healing, has successfully completed the 4-day, 3-night schedule.
On the 23rd, the ‘Natural Healing City Jecheon 2023 National Basketball Festival’ held at four locations including the Jecheon Gymnasium in Chungcheongbuk-do ended the four-day schedule with the U15 division finals.
Fittingly with the name of the basketball court party, around 1,500 players of various ages participated from all over the country, and about 140 teams from 15 categories안전놀이터, including U7 to U18, women’s elementary, middle, and high school clubs, and clubs 3 and 4 of clubs, participated in a fierce competition.
Although this tournament was not held due to the aftermath of Corona 19 for the past three years, it returned to basketball clubs to revitalize club basketball and create a foundation for youth and youth sports.
Since it was held for the first time in a while, the operation was lackluster, but it left good memories for the participating players with performance worthy of the name of the category basketball party.
In particular, for the first time in the history of large-scale life sports basketball competitions, the record system was applied as a test, and a large number of first-class referees from the Korea Basketball Association participated in the game.
Deputy Kim Moo-soon of the Korea Basketball Association (Basketball Association), who led the event, said, “It was a large-scale sports event held after a long time.
In the U7 division finals, which ended on the 23rd, Samsung Thunders defeated Asan Woori Bank 16-14 after a close match to win the championship, and in the U8 division, Team Six defeated the formidable Bundang Samsung to rise to the top.
In the U9 division finals that followed, Team Six defeated Asan Samsung 22-20 and took the honor of winning.
Ulsan Mobis won the U10, 13, and 18 divisions, and Bundang Samsung won the U11 and 12 divisions. In addition, in the U14 division, Namyangju Samsung took first place after a close match with YKK, and in the U15 division held on the last day of the competition, Prime Time became the last winner.
Meanwhile, J. Crew and PDG came out on top in the third and fourth men’s clubs held at Hong Kwang-cho and Semyung High School’s gymnasium.
J. Crew, the winner of the men’s club division 3, defeated MSA, the traditional powerhouse of club basketball, 45-44 in the semi-finals, advanced to the final on an upward trajectory, and became the owner of the trophy by comfortably overpowering an active volcano from Daejeon.