USA win 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup

Baku, October 1, AZERTAC

The USA have been crowned the 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup champions after they beat China 83-61 in the final on Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency.
Ariel Atkins hit a three-point jump shot as the USA extended the gap to double digits in the second quarter, 29-18.
At the Sydney Superdome, the USA led the game 43-33 before the break as forward A'Ja Wilson, 26, dominated the first two quarters, scoring 16 points for the Team USA.
By the end of the third quarter, the USA were in the commanding position with 68-47 after Kelsey Plum scored a layup.
The USA were in full control of the game in the fourth quarter as they were ahead by 78-49 with six minutes and 24 seconds remaining to the final buzzer.
The Team USA won their 11th World Cup title with an 83-61 win against China.
Earlier on Saturday, the hosts Australia finished the World Cup in the third spot winning a bronze in Sydney.
The Opals beat Canada 95-65.


Sports 2022-10-01 15:55:00