Group stage play at the FIBA 3x3 World Championships came to a close today ©FIBA

Spain picked up another two victories to finish the group stage with a 100 per cent record as Uruguay edged through to the quarter-finals of the men's tournament at the International Basketball Federation 3x3 World Championships at the at the Tianhe Sport Complex in Guangzhou. 

The Spaniards were in fine form on the final day of Group C action as they overcame both Poland and Romania.

They began the day in style with a comfortable 20-8 win against the Polish side butwere involved in a much tighter contest with Romania.

The Romanians appeared keen to end Spain's excellent run at the tournament so far but they fell short in the end, with the runaway Group C leaders picking up a 21-16 victory.

Their opponents in tomorrow's quarter-final will be Uruguay, who managed to clinch the second and final spot from the group in the last four.

Uruguay knew nothing but a win would do when they took the court against Andorra and they managed to get the better of their European opponents by a slender 18-14 winning margin.

The Netherlands women picked up two victories today ©FIBA
The Netherlands women picked up two victories today ©FIBA

Hungary matched the feat of Spain in Group C as they beat both Romania and the Philippines to reach the knockout round.

The Hungarian side defeated fellow European nation 13-11 before they earned a similarly narrow win against the Philippines, recording a 18-16 success to set up a meeting with Slovenia.

In the women's competition, The Netherlands, bidding for their first-ever 3x3 World Championships medal, thrashed New Zealand 20-9 before beating Poland 13-14.

The pair of results for the Dutch saw them top Group A, with the Ukraine - who beat Poland 13-8 and Indonesia 21-14 today - joining them in the quarter-finals.

The Czech Republic will go up against The Netherlands thanks to 21-10 and 15-12 victories over China and Romania respectively.

The Ukraine will play France, who progressed despite suffering a 21-17 reverse at the hands of China, in the last eight.