Svit's Serbian guard and the 2018 MVP Sasa Avramovic had a great night, pushing his teammates to victory with 32 points, seven rebounds, and three assists.
"I don't know what happened actually, I felt like I was playing perfectly, I was so focused the whole match, even I am surprised that I can do that," said the 54th-ranked Swiatek, who fired 30 winners and won 81 percent of her first-serve to wrap up the victory.
To stay in the A-group is a matter affecting the team's future, Keller said.
Zhao Xuetong nailed 19 points for Sichuan. Gao Song and Hu Yueming each scored 17 points. Shao had 11.
"With 53 points you cannot win any game," admitted Shanghai coach Milos Paden.
"We put on a good defense, both with and without possession, but admittedly there is a gap separating the two sides," he noted. Enditem
"We were not in a favorable form today, and didn't figure out their zone defense well in the last quarter," admitted Sichuan coach Pan Wei. Enditem
Kitata's compatriot Sisay Lemma was three seconds further back to finish third.
The last edition of the competition was held in June 2018 in Wuhan, China, as the host nation bagged all 11 gold medals. Enditem
Shanxi gradually gained the upper hand in the second quarter before going eight points up at the break.
More than 100 cyclists from bicycle clubs and associations around China have signed up for the three-day event, organizers said.