Cubillo selected to represent Australia at U19 World Cup


NTIS Basketball scholarship athlete Abby Cubillo has been selected in the final 12 to represent Australia (The Gems) at the FIBA Under 19 Women’s World Cup, in Italy, from July 22-30.

The Gems advanced through the FIBA Oceania tournament late last year to qualify for the FIBA World Cup and ten players who were present at the 107-52 gold medal victory over New Zealand will compete for the international title.

The Gems have been drawn into Group D for the tournament and will be aiming to get on the podium for the third straight time after winning bronze medals in 2015 and 2013, while they were also silver medallists in 1997 and gold medallists in 1993.

Australia's Schedule for the Under-19 Women's World Championships (all times AEST):
July 22: Australia vs. Japan at 9.30pm
July 24: Australia vs. Mexico at 12.15am
July 25: Australia vs. Hungary 10.00pm
July 26: Round of 16
July 28: Quarter-Finals
July 29: Semi-Finals
July 30: Bronze and Gold medal games

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