Meda Park, supporter of the Be You
From ”Guiness World Records” to Târgoviște
Meda Park Winter Cup 2017 basketball competition organized by Be You Association with the support of Meda Park, was a FIBA World Tour stage in the FIBA World Ranking which propels the best-ranked players in their countries to the European or World championships or to the Olympic Games (3x3 basketball becoming this year Olympic discipline).
31 teams participated to the tournament coming from different countries, some teams mixed with players from the United States, Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia, Bulgaria, Nigeria and from many areas of Romania. The categories of this edition were: - 14 Male, - 18 Male, Open Female and Open Male, wheelchair basketball. Also, we had contests for spectators and players as: Tip Tap Toe with new rules, three-point shooting contest and non-formal education activities.
Besides the FIBA points, the participants fought for the prizes over 20,000 lei offered by the sponsor of the tournament, Meda Park.
Also, with Meda Park's support we managed to bring to Targoviste the best freestyler in UK and one of the best in the world, Guinness World Record holder - Andrew Wilding.
We were delighted with the performances of All For Dance club dancers from Targoviste and the young artists Alin Răvoiu and Victor Paraschiv from Targoviste. We can not omit the support of Red Cross Dambovita who assisted us throughout the tournament and took care that the participants receive the necessary care as many times was needed.
The winners of this year edition were: -14 Male - Jelly is here; -18 Male – Sacalii; Open Female – All Star; wheelchair basketball – Fire Wheels and the first place at the most disputed category, Open Male, was won by Intergalactic from Serbia, the best team of the moment in 3x3 World Basketball.
Even if this edition is over, we have already started with our partner Meda Park the preparations for next year when we will start the series of sport events with a tournament in Portugal, in the spring, followed in August-September by a mega tournament in Targoviste which will include an urban culture festival, street food and others about which we will give details at the beginning of next year.
Meda Park Winter Cup in press: