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D’Tigers Placed 11th In Rio

Posted: Aug 23, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Nigeria D’Tigers placed 11 out of the 12 teams that took part in the Rio Olympics basketball event, won by USA by beating Serbia 96-66 on Sunday.
USA won the third basketball gold in a row and 13 in total.
Meanwhile, Spain beat Australia, 89-88, to win the bronze. With the win, the Spaniards secured a third straight medal finish at the Olympics, after taking silver in 2008 and 2012.
Crotia that topped group b placed fifth with France placing sixth in the classification game. Lithuania is seventh, while Argentina placed eight. Brazil was ninth with Venezuela placing 10th.  Nigeria are 11th with China placing 12th.