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FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2021 field confirmed
MUNICH (Germany) - The field for the FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2021 has been set following the dramatic conclusion of the Qualifiers, with the last eight Final Round tickets claimed on Saturday.
Held over three windows in November 2019, November 2020 and February 2021, the Qualifiers saw 33 teams compete for places in Europe's showpiece women's basketball event.
The nine group winners and the five best-ranked second-placed teams joined co-hosts France and Spain at the 38th edition of FIBA Women's EuroBasket, set to take place from June 17-27, 2021.
Belarus, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Sweden qualified as group winners, while Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece, Italy, Montenegro and Turkey as runners-up.
All second-placed teams were ranked according to the Official Basketball Rules, with results against fourth-placed teams disregarded in all groups of four for purposes of the ranking.
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The FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2021 draw will be held on March 8, 2021 in Valencia, with the teams to be drawn into four groups of four teams each. The ceremony will be streamed live on the FIBA YouTube channel and across FIBA Women's EuroBasket social accounts.
About FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2021
FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2021 marks the 38th edition of the continental showpiece event, and will see 16 teams fight for the coveted title. The event is set to take place from June 17-27, 2021 in Strasbourg, France and Valencia, Spain.
For further information, visit the official website or follow FIBA Women's EuroBasket on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
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).