What was left at the beginning of the Olympic Pre-qualifier

What was left at the beginning of the Olympic Pre-qualifier

At the Ciudad Stadium and the Vicente Rosales Stadium, the first day of the Olympic Pre-qualifier took place.

The first day of the Olympic Pre-qualifier taking place in Santiago del Estero has ended. Bahamas, Chile and Uruguay won the matches played at Estadio Ciudad and Vicente Rosales. The Argentina team will only see action on Wednesday night, due to Panama’s withdrawal from the tournament.


Cuba 68 – Bahamas 109

In the only match played in the Argentina group, the Bahamas unleashed their power and defeated Cuba. After an even first quarter from the score, those led by Demarco, led by their NBA stars, got on the scoreboard and broke the game early.

According to the final result, the Bahamas had 5 players in double-digit scoring. The most outstanding were Buddy Hield with 24 points, accompanied by 6 rebounds and 5 assists, and Deandre Ayton, who converted 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. In the Cuban team, Karel Guzman with 16 goals and Pedro Bombino with 14 were the best performers.

Deandre Ayton Cuba


Virgin Islands 61 – Chile 62

In La Banda, Chile will have to suffer to beat the Virgin Islands to the minimum. Although the trans-Andean team had the advantage in their favor in the first half, the Caribbean team lost it after halftime. In the end, the South Americans closed out the game better to win a tight one.

Nicolas Carvacho, from the winning team, was the top scorer, with 23 points (10/13 on doubles) to which he added 8 rebounds. On the other side, Jahsean Corbett stood up with 22 points, while Laron Smith reached a double-double, adding 10 points and getting 13 boards.

Choice of Chile

Uruguay 80 – Colombia 65

The Orientals were left out of the other equivalent matches in Group B. After a first period in which Colombia converted 27 points, Jauri’s men came back and went down to the minimum at halftime. Uruguay managed to get the win in the last 5 minutes of the game, after imposing a 23-5 run in their favor.

In the winning team, Joaquín Rodriguez added 19 points and 7 rebounds. Martín Rojas also did well, reaching a double-double with 10 points and 12 boards. The scorer of the match was found on the other side, and it was Michaell Jackson with 28 goals.

Joaquin Rodriguez - Uruguay

how was the tournament

This Tuesday, August 15, Group A will have a free day. Group B will continue in Vicente Rosales. The action begins at 6:10 pm, when the Virgin Islands and Colombia cross on the first turn. Next, Chile and Uruguay face each other on the same stage, starting at 8:40 pm

Photos: FIBA.

Source: Tycsports

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