Turkey beat South Korea in wheelchair basketball

Turkey defeated South Korea 80-70 in the first match of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games Group A wheelchair basketball.

Finishing the first quarter of the match played at Musashino Forest Sports Hall ahead 21-15, the national team went 38-33 at the halftime.

Ay-Yildizlılar won the match 80-70, in which they were ahead 57-48 in the third period.

Özgür Gürbulak became the top scorer of the national team with 25 points. Cho Seung-hyun’s 26 points could not prevent South Korea’s defeat.

In the group that Turkey started with a win, South Korea left the second match with a defeat.

Nationals will fight against Canada in the second match of the group at 05:15 CET tomorrow.


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