The first tournament of 2023, which marked the beginning of Korea’s 3-3 basketball, 3×3, 안전놀이터ended safely.
KXO held the ‘2023 KXO 3×3 Winter League in Hongcheon’ on the 4th and 5th at the Hongcheon County County Sports Center in Hongcheon County, Gangwon Province. This is the first 3×3 competition held in Korea this year. It was held in three divisions: the under-18 (U-18) division, the men’s open division, and the KXO league.
Hongcheon-gun, Hongcheon-gun Sports Association, Gangwon-do Basketball Association, and Hongcheon-gun Basketball Association joined forces to hold this tournament. In addition, about 50 teams awaited the opening of the 3×3 competition.
Korea’s strongest 3×3 team, ‘Heavenly Down Inje’ won again. Inje has changed the starting lineup this season. Noh Seung-joon, who had worked at Korea University and Jeonju KCC, was hired in place of Deok-Won Bang, who had retired from the tall center, and it became even faster. Reached the top with 5 victories.
In the men’s open division, ‘Master Wook’, who is preparing to participate in the KXO League this year, rose to the top. Following last year, he won the KXO Winter League again this year, rising to the top of the men’s open division.
Park Sang-rok, chairman of the Hongcheon-gun Sports Council, said, “I would like to express my gratitude to the many players who participated in this two-day event held in Hongcheon. I understand that KXO is preparing for this season starting with this event. I consider it an honor,” he said.
KXO will once again hold the Winter League in Hongcheon on the 18th and 19th. In the second half of the year, we host two 3×3 international competitions.