Mongolia are the top seeds in both the men's and women's events ©

Mongolia is due to enter the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) 3x3 Asian Cup in Singapore as the top seed for both the men’s and women’s events.

The men’s team is headlined by dominating force Anand Ariunbold in addition to Delgernyam Davaasambuu.

Meanwhile, the women’s side made history at Tokyo 2020 when they became the first team from Mongolia to make it to an Olympics in any discipline.

They also reached the last 16 in Antwerp.

Young star Khulan Onolbaatar is due to lead her team once more.

Among those likely to challenge in the men’s are Australia, who have 2019 champion Greg Hire on their roster, and second seeds Japan.

World Cup bronze medallists China are expected to pose a threat in the women’s competition with Wang Lili and Zhang Zhitang anticipated to feature.

The event in Singapore is the fifth edition and is expected to see a record 53 teams from 30 countries compete.

The tournament is scheduled to begin tomorrow and conclude on July 10.