Austria’s 3×3 basketball men took third place at the International Supercup in Graz. Filip Krämer, Moritz Lanegger, Matthias Linortner and Fabrizio Vay suffered their first defeat in the tournament on Saturday in the semifinals against eventual winner Russia with 17:21. In the game for third place, the “Team Graz” defeated Belgium by 21:15.
“The tournament gave us exactly what we wanted,” said Lanegger. “We now know where we are and what we need to improve by the end of May.” Then the Olympic qualification tournament will also take place in Graz. Coach Stano Stelzhammer also spoke of a “perfect preparation” with regard to the Olympic qualification.