Basketball at 2010 Asian Games final rankings

Basketball at 2010 Asian Games final rankings
Date: November 12-27, 2010
Host nation: China
Rank                      Team
1                           China
2                           South Korea
3                           Iran
4                           Japan
5                           Qatar
6                            Philippines
7                            Jordan
8                            North Korea @ 1

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2010 South Korea Men’s National Pool

Name, Height in cm, Year of birth
1. Kim Sung-Chul 194 1976
2. Lee Kyu-Sup 198 1977
3. Ju Hee-Jong 182 1977
4. Song Young-Jin 198 1978
5. Kim Seung-Hyun 178 1978
6. Lee Seung-Jun (Eric Sandrin) 204 1978
7. Kim Joo-Sung 205 1979
8. Jeon Tae-Pung (Tony Akins) 178 1980
9. Lee Dong-Jun (Daniel Sandrin) 200 1980
10. Yang Dong-Geun 180 1981

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