The official draws for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments 2020 for both women and men took place this afternoon in a ceremony at the Patrick Baumann House of Basketball, FIBA headquarters.
The four FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournaments, taking place from February 6-9, 2020 will be played in Belgium, China, France and Serbia.
The results for the FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournaments 2020 draw are:
Nigeria, USA, Serbia, Mozambique
France, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Australia
Korea, China, Great Britain, Spain
Canada, Japan, Sweden, Belgium
The top three teams from each of these tournaments will qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2018 champions USA and the hosts of the Olympic Games, Japan, will play in the qualification tournaments but will advance through to the Tokyo 2020 Women’s
Olympic Basketball Tournament regardless of their results.
The four men’s FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments, taking place from June 23-28, 2020 will be played in Canada, Croatia, Lithuania and Serbia.
The results for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments 2020 draw are:
Group A – Dominque Republic, New Zealand, Serbia
Group B – Puerto Rico, Italy, Senegal
Group A – Lithuania, Korea, Venezuela
Group B – Poland, Slovenia, Angola
Group A – Germany, Russia, Mexico
Group B – Tunisia, Croatia, Brazil
Group A – Greece, China, Canada
Group B – Uraguay, Czech Republic, Turkey
The winners of the four tournaments will qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
In attendance at today’s draw ceremony were distinguished guests including FIBA Secretary-General, Mr Andreas Zagklis, and over 40 representatives from the National Federations of participating teams and host countries.
Media professionals wishing to apply for accreditation for these upcoming tournaments should register in the FIBA Media Portal. The application period will open on Monday, January 6, 2020, for the FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying
Tournaments and Monday, May 18, 2020, for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments.