Teams confirmed for Paris 2024 Olympics after last 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament
19/05/2024
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Teams confirmed for Paris 2024 Olympics after last 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament

DEBRECEN (Hungary) - The last 6 teams for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games have been confirmed after the 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Debrecen, Hungary, on May 16-19, 2024.

The qualified teams for the Paris 2024 Olympics are:

MEN: Serbia (ranking), USA (ranking), China (Ranking), Latvia (UOQT 1), Netherlands (UOQT 2), France (OQT), Lithuania (OQT), Poland (OQT)

WOMEN: China (ranking), USA (ranking), France (Ranking), Azerbaijan (UOQT 1), Australia (UOQT 2), Germany (OQT), Spain (OQT), Canada (OQT)

In the men's category, France made it to their home Olympic Games after defeating Mongolia on a Maurice Lacroix Buzzer Beater (21-20) courtesy of Timothé Vergiat, who would be named MVP of the competition after leading the field in Player Value. Lithuania earned the second ticket of the night with an impressive win over Poland (21-15)

It would be Poland who would get the last spot available to the Paris Olympic Games on a Maurice Lacroix Buzzer Beater from Przemyslaw Zamojski to end the game against Mongolia 22-20.

In the women's side, the first two ticket games ended on a Maurice Lacroix Buzzer Beater. In the first one, Svenja Brunckhorst silenced the home crowd at the buzzer to end the game 19-17, while Spain defeated Canada as well in the last second to qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympic games with another buzzer beater from Gracia Alonso. 

Canada would clinch the last ticket available after defeating hosts Hungary 21-10 and Katherine Plouffe, the #1 player in the World, would be named MVP of the competition. 

The 3x3 competition at the Paris 2024 Olympics will take place at Place de La Concorde on July 30 - August 5.

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Exciting, urban and innovative, 3x3 is inspired by several forms of streetball played worldwide and is considered the most thrilling urban sport. Steered by FIBA, games see two teams of three players face off on a basketball half-court. 3x3 made its Olympic debut at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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