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FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments draws confirmed for both men and women
27/11/2019
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FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments draws confirmed for both women and men

MIES (Switzerland) - The official draws for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments 2020 for both women and men took place this afternoon in a ceremony at the Patrick Baumann House of Basketball, FIBA headquarters. 

The four FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments, taking place from February 6-9, 2020 will be played in Belgium, China, France and Serbia. 

The results of the FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments 2020 draw are:

Belgrade, Serbia

Nigeria, USA, Serbia, Mozambique

Bourges, France

France, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Australia

Foshan, China

Korea, China, Great Britain, Spain

Ostend, Belgium

Canada, Japan, Sweden, Belgium

The top three teams from each of these tournaments will qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2018 champions USA and the hosts of the Olympic Games, Japan, will play in the qualification tournaments but will advance through to the Tokyo 2020 Women's Olympic Basketball Tournament regardless of their results.

Click here to view the competition schedule. 

The four men's FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments, taking place from June 23-28, 2020 will be played in Canada, Croatia, Lithuania and Serbia.

The results of the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments 2020 draw are:

Belgrade, Serbia 

Group A - Dominican Republic, New Zealand, Serbia
Group B - Puerto Rico, Italy, Senegal

Kaunas, Lithuania

Group A - Lithuania, Korea, Venezuela
Group B - Poland, Slovenia, Angola

Split, Croatia

Group A - Germany, Russia, Mexico
Group B - Tunisia, Croatia, Brazil

Victoria, Canada

Group A - Greece, China, Canada
Group B - Uruguay, Czech Republic, Turkey

 

The winners of the four tournaments will qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Click here to view the competition schedule. 

In attendance at today's draw ceremony were distinguished guests including FIBA Secretary General, Mr. Andreas Zagklis, and over 40 representatives from the National Federations of participating teams and host countries.
 
Media professionals wishing to apply for accreditation for these upcoming tournaments should register in the FIBA Media Portal. The application period will open on Monday, January 6, 2020, for the FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments and Monday, May 18, 2020, for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments.

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