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Stage set for FIBA Women's Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournaments
MIES (SWITZERLAND) - The stage is set for FIBA Women's Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournaments action, with the rosters of participating national teams finalized across the five separate regional events in Africa, Americas and Asia-Oceania.
Hosted in Argentina, Canada, Malaysia, Mozambique and New Zealand, the five tournaments will take place from November 14 to 17 and qualify 10 teams to next year's FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments, where Tokyo 2020 berths will ultimately be decided.
The FIBA Women's Olympic Pre-Qualifying African Tournament will send two teams to the next phase of the qualification process, while the Americas and Asia-Oceania regions will be represented by four teams each.
For more information about the respective tournaments, click below:
- FIBA Women's Olympic Pre-Qualifying African Tournament
- FIBA Women's Olympic Pre-Qualifying Americas Tournaments
- FIBA Women's Olympic Pre-Qualifying Asia-Oceania Tournaments
All 32 games of the Pre-Qualifying Tournaments will be livestreamed across the FIBA YouTube and Facebook channels.
In Europe, the top six teams from FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2019 have already qualified directly to the FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments 2020. These teams are Spain, France, Serbia, Great Britain, Sweden and Belgium.
For more information about qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, click here.
FIBA (fiba.basketball) - the world governing body for basketball - is an independent association formed by 213 National Basketball Federations throughout the world. It is recognized as the sole competent authority in basketball by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).