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27 July
09 August, 2020
55 Julie Allemand (BEL), 34 Billie Massey (BEL), 42 Jana Raman (BEL), 32 Heleen Nauwelaers (BEL), 22 Hanne Mestdagh (BEL), 13 Kyara Linskens (BEL), 12 Ann Wauters (BEL), 11 Emma Meesseman (BEL), 10 Laure Resimont (BEL), 9 Marjorie Carpreaux (BEL), 6 Antonia Delaere (BEL), 5 Kim Mestdagh (BEL)
08/02/2020
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Tournament Tracker: Belgium and Puerto Rico make history as Tokyo tickets snapped up

MIES (Switzerland) - There will be two debutantes at Tokyo 2020 after both Belgium and Puerto Rico booked their respective places on the last day of the FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments.

As the race to Tokyo entered its last phase, with dreams being made and broken in Ostend, Bourges and Belgrade, our tracker highlighted the special performers, the key numbers and news stories each day.

Game Day 3

 

Tokyo Line-Up
Confirmed
Japan, USA, Nigeria, China, France, Spain, Korea, Belgium, Serbia, Australia, Puerto Rico and Canada.
TISSOT MVP's and All-Star Fives Belgrade A - MVP Nneka Ogwumike (USA), A'Ja Wilson (USA), Ezinne Kalu (NGR), Leia Dongue (MOZ), Ana Dabovic (SRB)
Belgrade B - MVP Meng Li (CHN), Xu Han (CHN), Hyejin Park (KOR), Alba Torrens (ESP), Temi Fagbenle (GBR)
Bourges - MVP Sandrine Gruda (FRA), Bria Hartley (FRA), Liz Cambage (AUS), Bec Allen (AUS), Jazmon Gwathmey (PUR)
Ostend - MVP Emma Meesseman (BEL), Julie Allemand (BEL), Ramu Tokashiki (JPN), Saki Hayashi (JPN), Natalie Achonwa (CAN)
Features Kia Nurse is ready looking forward to Canada doing something exciting in Japan
Daily Top Five Ezinne Kalu (NGR) - 17 points, 8 assists, 4 rebounds and 4 steals
Meng Li (CHN) - 20 points, 5 assists, 4 rebounds
Emma Meesseman (BEL) - 24 points, 5 rebounds, 4 asissts and 3 steals
Sandrine Gruda (FRA) - 20 points, 89% FG, 10 rebounds
Liz Cambage (AUS) - 29 points, 7 rebounds, 5 blocks
Daily Highs Liz Cambage (AUS) - 29 points
Regan Magarity (SWE), Jo Leedham (GBR) - 12 rebounds
Debora Costa (BRA)- 10 assists
Cristina Ouvina (ESP), Bec Allen (ESP), Nevena Jovanovic (SRB), Ali Gibson (PUR) - 4 steals
Liz Cambage (AUS) - 5 blocks


Game Day 2

Going To Tokyo Japan and USA will be joined by Canada, China, France and Nigeria who all go the wins they needed to advance to the Games. 
Still Fighting Korea, Great Britain, Spain, Sweden, Belgium, Mozambique, Serbia, Australia, Puerto Rico and Brazil are all still fighting and will push for the six remaining tickets on offer on Sunday. The permutations heading into the last game day are here.
Features Ramu Tokashiki of Japan is ready to stand tall in Tokyo and has expressed her admiration of Breanna Stewart.
Daily Top Five Julie Allemand (BEL) -16 points, 83% FG, 7 assists
Jo Leedham (GBR) - 21 points, 10 assists, 6 rebounds
Nneka Ogwumike (USA) - 24 points, 82% FG, 9 rebounds
Sandrine Gruda (FRA) - 26 points, 86% FG, 8 rebounds
Jisu Park (KOR) - 15 points, 9 rebounds, 6 blocks, 3 assists, 3 steals
Daily Highs Liz Cambage (AUS) - 31 points
Yueru Li (CHN) - 15 rebounds
Chelsea Gray (USA)- 12 assists
Alba Torrens, Laura Gil (ESP) - 4 steals
Jisu Park (KOR) - 6 blocks


Game Day 1

First Day Wins There were celebrations for USA, Nigeria (Belgrade Group 1), China, Spain (Belgrade Group 2), Japan, Canada (Ostend), Puerto Rico and France(Bourges) on the opening day, who all got victories and moved to 1-0.
Features - Breanna Stewart of USA is climbing back up the mountain towards Tokyo after her Achilles injury
- A tearful Jo Leedham explains why it is about more than fighting for an Olympic a ticket  for Great Britain
Daily Top Five Jennifer O'Neill (PUR) - 30 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists
Bria Hartley (FRA) - 13 points, 8 assists, 7 rebounds
Damiris Dantas (BRA) - 26 points, 65% FG, 15 rebounds
Ramu Tokashiki (JPN) - 21 points, 69% FG, 12 rebounds, 3 blocks
Liz Cambage (AUS) - 19 points, 20 rebounds
Daily Highs Jennifer O'Neill (PUR) - 30 points
Liz Cambage (AUS) - 20 rebounds
Debora Costa (BRA)- 9 assists
Promise Amukamara (NGR) - 5 steals
Xu Han (CHN), Tamara Seda (MOZ), Ramu Tokashiki (JPN) - 3 blocks


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