National Deaf Basketball championships held

February 23, 2015    
(photo: http://www.chunichi.co.jp/)

Otsu-shi, Shiga Prefecture:

The 13th National Deaf Basketball tournament", sponsored by the Japan Deaf Basketball Association, took place in the prefecture gymnasium in Otsu-shi, Shiga Prefecture near Kyoto on February 21-22. It was first for the prefecture to hold such an event. 

Four of ten men teams won in league series, proceeding to a tournament aiming at a victory. The winner was "Fukuoka Emperors A" from Fukuoka Prefecture in southern Japan. 

For women five teams competed, and "Kyoto DRAGON JOKER'S" won.


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