2003 ABC Championship qualification

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The 2003 ABC Championship qualification was held in late 2002 and early 2003 with the Gulf region, West Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia and Middle Asia (Central Asia and South Asia) each conducting tournaments.

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Qualification formatEdit

The following are eligible to participate:

  • The organizing country.
  • The five best-placed teams from the previous ABC Championship.
  • The two best teams from the sub-zones.

2001 ABC ChampionshipEdit

Rank Team
    China
    Lebanon
    South Korea
4   Syria
5   Qatar
6   Japan
7   Chinese Taipei
8   India
9   Uzbekistan
10   United Arab Emirates
11   Hong Kong
12   Kuwait
13   Thailand
14   Singapore

Qualified teamsEdit

East Asia (3+2) Gulf (1+2) Middle Asia (2) Southeast Asia (2) West Asia (2+2)
  China   Qatar   Uzbekistan   Philippines   Lebanon
  South Korea   United Arab Emirates *   India   Malaysia   Syria
  Japan   Saudi Arabia *   Jordan
  Chinese Taipei   Iran
  Hong Kong

* Withdrew,   Kazakhstan and   Kuwait were given a wild card entry into the championship.

East AsiaEdit

All the others withdrew, so   Chinese Taipei and   Hong Kong qualified automatically.

GulfEdit

The 2002 Gulf Basketball Association Championship is the qualifying tournament for the 2003 ABC Championship. the two best teams excluding Qatar qualifies for 2003 ABC Championship. The tournament was held at Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Preliminary roundEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tiebreaker
  Qatar 4 3 1 293 251 +42 7 1–0
  United Arab Emirates 4 3 1 291 268 +23 7 0–1
  Saudi Arabia 4 2 2 325 325 0 6 1–0
  Bahrain 4 2 2 313 335 −22 6 0–1
  Kuwait 4 0 4 298 341 −43 4
September 12
United Arab Emirates   77–63   Kuwait
September 12
Bahrain   69–94   Saudi Arabia
September 13
Qatar   77–83   Bahrain
September 14
United Arab Emirates   77–70   Bahrain
September 14
Kuwait   54–77   Qatar
September 16
Saudi Arabia   65–74   Qatar
September 16
Bahrain   91–87   Kuwait
September 17
Kuwait   94–96   Saudi Arabia
September 17
Qatar   65–49   United Arab Emirates

FinalEdit

September 18
Qatar   58–69   United Arab Emirates

Final standingEdit

Rank Team
    United Arab Emirates
    Qatar
    Saudi Arabia
4   Bahrain
5   Kuwait

Middle AsiaEdit

The 2003 Middle Asia Basketball Championship is the qualifying tournament for the 2003 ABC Championship. the two best teams qualifies for 2003 ABC Championship. The tournament was held at New Delhi, India.

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Uzbekistan 4 4 0 429 185 +248 8
  India 4 3 1 420 242 +178 7
  Bangladesh 4 2 2 211 335 −124 6
  Sri Lanka 4 1 3 247 372 −125 5
    Nepal 4 0 4 224 401 −177 4
July 9
Bangladesh   53–109   India
July 9
Nepal     42–111   Uzbekistan
July 10
Sri Lanka   92–76     Nepal
July 10
India   132–46     Nepal
July 10
Sri Lanka   39–125   Uzbekistan
July 11
India   101–56   Sri Lanka
July 11
Nepal     60–66   Bangladesh
July 12
Uzbekistan   87–78   India

Southeast AsiaEdit

2003 SEABA Championship
5th Southeast Asian Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nationMalaysia
Dates19–21 August
Teams
(from 10 federations)
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions  Philippines
(3rd title)
2001
2005 >

The 5th Southeast Asia Basketball Association Championship is the qualifying tournament for the 2003 ABC Championship. the two best teams qualifies for 2003 ABC Championship. The tournament was held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Round RobinEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Philippines 3 3 0 278 185 +93 6
  Malaysia 3 2 1 250 232 +18 5
  Thailand 3 1 2 203 234 −31 4
  Vietnam 3 0 3 195 275 −80 3
August 19
Thailand   56–83   Philippines
August 19
Vietnam   70–95   Malaysia
August 20
Philippines   99–48   Vietnam
August 20
Malaysia   74–66   Thailand
August 21
Vietnam   77–81   Thailand
August 21
Philippines   96–81   Malaysia

West AsiaEdit

The 2002/2003 West Asia Basketball Association Championship is the qualifying tournament for the 2003 ABC Championship. the two best teams qualifies for 2003 ABC Championship. The tournament supposed to be held in 3 stages in Jordan, Iran and Iraq in late 2002 and early 2003 but the last round was cancelled.

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tiebreaker
  Jordan 4 3 1 327 285 +42 7 1–1 / 1.088
  Iran 4 3 1 295 292 +3 7 1–1 / 0.919
  Iraq 4 0 4 268 313 −45 4
July 17
Jordan   84–79   Iraq
July 18
Iran   74–63   Iraq
July 19
Jordan   68–72   Iran
September 18
Iran   73–68   Iraq
September 19
Iraq   58–82   Jordan
September 20
Iran   76–93   Jordan

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