OPQTs Draw Completed
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Lineups for FIBA Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournaments confirmed

MANILA (Philippines) - The draw of the FIBA Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournaments has been completed, meaning all 40 participating countries have their initial pathway towards Paris 2024 laid out. 

Offering an opportunity for those nations not playing at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023, the winners of each FIBA Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournaments will line up at one of next July's FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments, with the winners of those clinching spots for Paris 2024.

The FIBA Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournaments will be played August 12-20 in dedicated host countries.

The draw for the tournaments were made with seeding pots based on the FIBA World Ranking Men, presented by Nike. The outcome of the draw was as follows:

  • Group Phase and Final Phase: Lagos, Nigeria 

  • Group Phase and Final Phase: Argentina (city to be confirmed)
  • The host of the tournament in Asia will be confirmed at a later date
  • 2nd tournament: Poland and Estonia
    • Group Phase: Gliwice (POL) and Tallinn (EST)
    • Final Phase: Gliwice (POL)


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