As of 2020, qualification for the Olympic Games is through the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Universality remains in place for the qualifying process for the Olympic Games, thereby ensuring that each continent is represented. The FIBA Basketball World Cup will produce seven directly qualified teams for the Olympic Games, with hosts* receiving automatic qualification to the event.
The men's qualification for the Olympic basketball tournament took place from 2019 to 2021; all five FIBA (International Basketball Federation) zones were expected to have representation in the Olympic basketball event. (The Olympics was postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic). Japan as host qualified directly. The first qualifying tournament was the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in which seven teams qualified for the Olympics. The next best 16 teams in the FIBA Basketball World ...
In June 2017, the International Olympic Committee announced that 3x3 basketball would be contested at the Summer Olympics for the first time in 2020. Qualification. Qualification for 3x3 determined the eight teams in each of the men's and women's tournaments. The host country, Japan, was guaranteed only one place, not one per gender.
The 2020 FIBA Men's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments were the four basketball tournaments that were contested by 23 national teams, where the top teams earned a place in the 2020 Summer Olympics basketball tournament. They were originally scheduled to take place from 23 to 28 June 2020 but were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, to 29 June to 4 July 2021.
Here's how teams qualify for the Men's Basketball Tournament at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games: Seven teams qualified during the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 and Japan received automatic qualification as the event host.
Means of qualification Date Venue Berths Qualified Host nation: N/A: N/A: 1 Japan: 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup: Africa: 31 August – 15 September 2019 China: 1 Nigeria: Americas: 2 Argentina United States: Asia: 1 Iran: Europe: 2 France Spain: Oceania: 1 Australia: 2020 FIBA Men's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments: 29 June – 4 July 2021: Victoria: 1 Czech Republic: Split: 1
The official website for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, providing the latest news, event information, Games Vision, and venue plans. Basketball - Official Tokyo 2020 Olympic schedule. View the competition schedule and live results for the summer Olympics in Tokyo.
FIBA. 8 mins ·. What a dominant start! 💣 Lithuanian big man Domantas Sabonis had a double-double with 33 points and 15 rebounds in the Pacers' first NBA game of the season 😤. Re-live highlights from his performance at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifiers in Kaunas 🎬👇.
The World Cup — where teams can directly qualify for the 2024 Paris Olympics — runs from Aug. 25-Sept. 10, 2023. Boylen has previously been a head coach with the University of Utah, has been an assistant on three NBA staffs that won championships and most recently was coach of the Chicago Bulls.