China Wins Asian Women's Basketball Championships

September 25, 2009
Editor: leiyang

China beat South Korea 91-71 in the final of the 23rd Asian women's basketball championships on Thursday in Chennai, India.

China's Miao Lijie (R4) and her teammate Guan Xin (R5) hold up the trophy during the awarding ceremony after the final match between China and South Korea at the 23rd Asian Women's Basketball Championships in Chennai, India, on Sept. 24, 2009.  [Xinhua/Wang Ye]

South Korea's Beon Yeon-Ha scored a game-high 29 points, but it was not enough to prevent China from winning the Asian championship for the 10th time.

Five Chinese players scored double-digit points, with center Chen Nan leading with 17 points and nine rebounds. Ma Zengyu had 16 points, and Bian Lan added 14 points and six rebounds.

(Source: Xinhua September 24)

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