2 Feb 2023
COPENHAGEN (Denmark) – The Danish Basketball Federation will host the FIBA 3x3 Europe Cup 2025 and one of the FIBA 3x3 Europe Cup Qualifiers in 2024.
The 10th edition of the FIBA 3x3 Europe Cup will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, in September 2025 at the City Hall Square, in the heart of the City. The Danish capital will also play host to one of the FIBA 3x3 Europe Cup Qualifiers in 2024, the same year 3x3 will make their second Olympic appearance at the Paris Olympics.
“We are really happy and proud of bringing the 3x3 Europe Cup to Denmark for the first time”, Kamil Novak, FIBA Europe Executive Director said.
“Copenhagen and Denmark are perfect matches to 3x3 as one of the missions of this discipline is to bring basketball to the people and show that everyone can be successful in 3x3.”
This is the first time that Denmark will host a major European Basketball event.
The event will be organized by the Danish Basketball Federation together with Sport Event Denmark, City of Copenhagen, and Wonderful Copenhagen.
"We are proud to host the 3x3 Europe Cup 2025 and the qualifier on Danish soil in collaboration with the city of Copenhagen and Sport Event Denmark. I am thrilled that for the first time in Danish basketball history we will host a major Basketball event. We get the opportunity to showcase our fantastic sport to the Danes and show our international basketball family why Denmark is unique as a host nation for major sporting events," - Chairman of the board of Danish Basketball Federation, Mads Young Christensen said.
"3x3 is one of the new Olympic disciplines with high entertainment value and great street credit. Therefore, the Europe Cup 2025, the qualifier in 2024, and Copenhagen are a perfect match. Together with the Danish Basketball Federation, and Copenhagen, we are planning a vast program of side activities during the urban festival embracing the tournaments." - Lars Lundov, director of Sport Event Denmark.
Twelve men's teams and 12 women's teams will compete in Copenhagen over 3 days. They will qualify through a series of qualifiers, held in 2025, in locations to be announced at a later stage.
France’s women and Serbia’s men are the reigning Europe Cup winners after their masterpiece performance in Graz, Austria on September 2022.
Exciting, urban and innovative, 3x3 is inspired by several forms of streetball played worldwide and is considered the world’s number one urban team sport. Steered by FIBA, games see two teams of three players face off on a basketball half-court.
It was played successfully for the first time in international competition at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore and since then has benefited from the launch of a yearly city-based FIBA 3x3 World Tour and national-team FIBA 3x3 World & Continental Cups.
On July 24, 2021, 3x3 made its Olympic debut at the Tokyo Games.
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