The 2003 Asian Basketball Confederation Championship for Men was the qualifying tournament for the Basketball Tournament at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. The tournament was held in Harbin, China from September 23 to October 1, 2003.

2003 ABC Championship
Tournament details
Host countryChina
CityHarbin
DatesSeptember 23 – October 1
Teams16
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions China (13th title)
Runners-up South Korea
Third place Qatar
Fourth place Lebanon
Tournament statistics
MVPChina Yao Ming
Top scorerChina Yao Ming
(22.9 points per game)[1]
2001
2005

Contents

QualificationEdit

According to the ABC rules, each zone had two places, and the hosts (China) and the best 5 teams of the previous Asian Championship were automatically qualified.

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.

DrawEdit

Group A Group B Group C Group D

  Lebanon
  Uzbekistan
  Hong Kong
  Kazakhstan

  South Korea
  India
  Kuwait
  Malaysia

  Syria
  Chinese Taipei
  Iran
  China

  Qatar
  Japan
  Philippines
  Jordan

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Lebanon 3 3 0 257 197 +60 6
  Kazakhstan 3 2 1 242 227 +15 5
  Uzbekistan 3 1 2 194 238 −44 4
  Hong Kong 3 0 3 213 244 −31 3
September 23
10:00
Uzbekistan   68–64   Hong Kong
Scoring by quarter: 21–10, 12–26, 11–18, 24–10
September 23
14:00
Lebanon   79–70   Kazakhstan
Scoring by quarter: 20–21, 23–23, 22–10, 14–16
September 24
10:00
Hong Kong   67–90   Lebanon
Scoring by quarter: 16–23, 15–25, 18–19, 18–23
September 24
14:00
Kazakhstan   86–66   Uzbekistan
Scoring by quarter: 23–18, 21–27, 26–10, 16–11
September 25
10:00
Kazakhstan   86–82   Hong Kong
Scoring by quarter: 27–20, 21–18, 19–19, 19–25
September 25
14:00
Lebanon   88–60   Uzbekistan
Scoring by quarter: 21–9, 19–16, 22–16, 26–19

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  South Korea 3 3 0 319 219 +100 6
  India 3 2 1 251 257 −6 5
  Kuwait 3 1 2 231 270 −39 4
  Malaysia 3 0 3 215 270 −55 3
September 23
12:00
India   94–74   Kuwait
Scoring by quarter: 19–12, 28–12, 18–18, 29–32
September 23
19:30
South Korea   103–72   Malaysia
Scoring by quarter: 24–12, 27–25, 21–15, 31–20
September 24
16:00
Malaysia   62–81   India
Scoring by quarter: 13–25, 16–18, 11–16, 22–22
September 24
19:30
Kuwait   71–95   South Korea
Scoring by quarter: 21–23, 14–23, 15–23, 21–26
September 25
16:00
Kuwait   86–81   Malaysia
Scoring by quarter: 24–23, 19–21, 21–20, 22–17
September 25
19:30
South Korea   121–76   India
Scoring by quarter: 27–15, 32–14, 28–21, 34–26

Group CEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  China 3 3 0 317 181 +136 6
  Iran 3 2 1 234 234 0 5
  Chinese Taipei 3 1 2 229 288 −59 4
  Syria 3 0 3 202 279 −77 3
September 23
16:00
Chinese Taipei   74–83   Iran
Scoring by quarter: 17–21, 17–17, 12–22, 28–23
September 23
19:30
China   103–51   Syria
Scoring by quarter: 32–9, 22–19, 23–9, 26–14
September 24
16:00
Iran   82–67   Syria
Scoring by quarter: 13–20, 23–11, 20–19, 26–17
September 24
19:30
Chinese Taipei   61–121   China
Scoring by quarter: 16–28, 12–30, 9–29, 24–34
September 25
16:00
Syria   84–94   Chinese Taipei
Scoring by quarter: 26–28, 25–21, 21–25, 12–20
September 25
19:30
China   93–69   Iran
Scoring by quarter: 26–16, 31–16, 20–11, 16–26

Group DEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Qatar 3 3 0 211 169 +42 6
  Japan 3 2 1 176 191 −15 5
  Philippines 3 1 2 216 210 +6 4
  Jordan 3 0 3 179 212 −33 3
September 23
14:00
Japan   66–64   Philippines
Scoring by quarter: 18–18, 17–18, 18–13, 13–15
September 23
16:00
Qatar   66–53   Jordan
Scoring by quarter: 22–10, 12–10, 15–18, 17–15
September 24
10:00
Philippines   69–77   Qatar
Scoring by quarter: 19–17, 13–20, 13–19, 24–21
September 24
14:00
Jordan   59–63   Japan
Scoring by quarter: 18–20, 9–15, 11–12, 21–16
September 25
10:00
Qatar   68–47   Japan
Scoring by quarter: 15–6, 16–16, 14–19, 23–6
September 25
14:00
Philippines   83–67   Jordan
Scoring by quarter: 18–14, 24–17, 23–14, 18–22

Quarterfinal roundEdit

Group IEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  China 3 3 0 315 193 +122 6
  Lebanon 3 2 1 264 255 +9 5
  Japan 3 1 2 226 238 −12 4
  India 3 0 3 218 337 −119 3
September 26
16:00
Lebanon   76–63   Japan
Scoring by quarter: 22–25, 19–15, 12–12, 23–11
September 26
19:30
India   62–117   China
Scoring by quarter: 15–33, 8–28, 16–27, 23–29
September 27
16:00
Japan   103–74   India
Scoring by quarter: 26–14, 29–23, 23–20, 25–17
September 27
19:30
China   110–71   Lebanon
Scoring by quarter: 31–17, 21–16, 24–21, 34–17
September 28
16:00
Lebanon   117–82   India
Scoring by quarter: 31–19, 30–21, 31–16, 25–26
September 28
19:30
Japan   60–88   China
Scoring by quarter: 18–22, 14–25, 10–13, 18–28

Group IIEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  South Korea 3 3 0 291 249 +42 6
  Qatar 3 2 1 235 212 +23 5
  Iran 3 1 2 237 262 −25 4
  Kazakhstan 3 0 3 234 274 −40 3
September 26
16:00
Qatar   83–61   Kazakhstan
Scoring by quarter: 25–15, 22–14, 18–17, 18–15
September 26
19:30
South Korea   105–81   Iran
Scoring by quarter: 26–20, 28–24, 24–14, 27–23
September 27
16:00
Iran   92–85   Kazakhstan
Scoring by quarter: 18–10, 16–19, 25–28, 33–28
September 27
19:30
Qatar   80–87   South Korea
Scoring by quarter: 17–23, 27–20, 12–22, 31–15
September 28
16:00
Kazakhstan   88–99   South Korea
Scoring by quarter: 16–23, 27–21, 18–31, 27–24
September 28
19:30
Iran   64–72   Qatar
Scoring by quarter: 14–20, 9–12, 20–23, 21–17

Group IIIEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Jordan 3 3 0 238 213 +25 6
  Chinese Taipei 3 2 1 288 220 +68 5
  Uzbekistan 3 1 2 255 277 −22 4
  Malaysia 3 0 3 197 268 −71 3
September 26
10:00
Uzbekistan   83–86   Jordan
Scoring by quarter: 19–22, 18–21, 23–22, 23–21
September 26
14:00
Malaysia   63–101   Chinese Taipei
Scoring by quarter: 19–27, 21–29, 9–31, 14–14
September 27
10:00
Jordan   69–58   Malaysia
Scoring by quarter: 8–11, 20–18, 21–7, 20–22
September 27
14:00
Chinese Taipei   115–74   Uzbekistan
Scoring by quarter: 29–14, 30–18, 32–21, 24–21
September 28
10:00
Uzbekistan   98–76   Malaysia
Scoring by quarter: 26–21, 22–19, 25–16, 25–20
September 28
14:00
Chinese Taipei   72–83   Jordan
Scoring by quarter: 17–23, 15–20, 22–14, 18–26

Group IVEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tiebreaker
  Syria 3 2 1 279 234 +45 5 1–1 / 1.172
  Kuwait 3 2 1 236 220 +16 5 1–1 / 1.019
  Hong Kong 3 2 1 222 244 −22 5 1–1 / 0.839
  Philippines 3 0 3 201 240 −39 3
September 26
10:00
Hong Kong   66–58   Philippines
Scoring by quarter: 19–15, 16–17, 18–4, 13–22
September 26
14:00
Kuwait   80–75   Syria
Scoring by quarter: 17–23, 21–19, 21–15, 21–18
September 27
10:00
Syria   109–77   Hong Kong
Scoring by quarter: 28–27, 18–11, 31–13, 32–26
September 27
14:00
Philippines   66–79   Kuwait
Scoring by quarter: 11–14, 18–26, 20–22, 17–17
September 28
10:00
Hong Kong   79–77   Kuwait
Scoring by quarter: 15–27, 21–13, 19–20, 24–17
September 28
14:00
Syria   95–77   Philippines
Scoring by quarter: 23–27, 24–15, 31–12, 17–23

Classification 5th–16thEdit

15th placeEdit

September 30
14:00
Malaysia   63–78   Philippines
Scoring by quarter: 13–17, 10–18, 18–28, 22–15

13th placeEdit

September 30
16:00
Uzbekistan   85–106   Hong Kong
Scoring by quarter: 25–20, 20–30, 22–27, 18–29

11th placeEdit

September 30
19:30
Chinese Taipei   102–81   Kuwait
Scoring by quarter: 21–16, 28–15, 20–24, 33–26

9th placeEdit

September 30
14:00
Jordan   75–92   Syria
Scoring by quarter: 16–26, 23–22, 18–23, 18–21

7th placeEdit

October 1
14:00
India   82–84   Kazakhstan
Scoring by quarter: 19–26, 27–21, 15–17, 21–20

5th placeEdit

October 1
16:00
Japan   61–67   Iran
Scoring by quarter: 14–23, 14–20, 13–10, 20–14

Final roundEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
September 30
 
 
  Lebanon83
 
October 1
 
  South Korea (OT)85
 
  South Korea96
 
September 30
 
  China106
 
  China86
 
 
  Qatar61
 
3rd place
 
 
October 1
 
 
  Lebanon67
 
 
  Qatar77

SemifinalsEdit

September 30
16:00
Lebanon   83–85 (OT)   South Korea
Scoring by quarter: 9–22, 26–21, 20–14, 19–17, Overtime: 9–11
September 30
19:30
China   86–61   Qatar
Scoring by quarter: 23–17, 23–14, 17–10, 23–20

3rd placeEdit

October 1
16:00
Lebanon   67–77   Qatar
Scoring by quarter: 23–26, 21–27, 14–10, 9–14

FinalEdit

October 1
19:30
South Korea   96–106   China
Scoring by quarter: 15–24, 21–26, 28–22, 32–34
Pts: Lee K.S. 28 Pts: Yao M. 30

Final standingEdit

Qualified for the 2004 Summer Olympics
Rank Team Record
    China 8–0
    South Korea 7–1
    Qatar 6–2
4   Lebanon 5–3
5   Iran 4–3
6   Japan 3–4
7   Kazakhstan 3–4
8   India 2–5
9   Syria 3–4
10   Jordan 3–4
11   Chinese Taipei 4–3
12   Kuwait 3–4
13   Hong Kong 3–4
14   Uzbekistan 2–5
15   Philippines 2–5
16   Malaysia 0–7

AwardsEdit

 2003 Asian Champions 
 
China
Thirteenth title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "archive.fiba.com: 2003 Asian Championship for Men:". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 23 July 2018.

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