Thursday Sep 28, 2023

Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournament Venue Confirmed, Korea Participating Asia Undecided

The host country for each region of the Olympic pre-qualifying tournament, which qualifies for the Paris Olympics to be held in July next year, has been announced.

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) confirmed Nigeria, Argentina, Turkey, Poland and Estonia as the hosts of the FIBA ​​Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournament to be held this summer at the FIBA ​​Central Board on the 29th. Asia is still undecided.

Only 12 teams can participate in the Paris Olympics finals, and seven of them will be decided at the 2023 FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup, which will be held in the Philippines, Indonesia, and Japan from August 25 to September 10.바카라사이트

As a result of the World Cup final rankings, teams with the best results in each continent will be given the right to advance to the Olympic finals. The top two countries from America and Europe and the top one from Africa, Asia and Oceania advance directly to the Olympic finals. France automatically qualifies for the Olympics as the host country.

The remaining four tickets can be acquired in the FIBA ​​Olympic Qualifying Tournament, and the pre-qualifying tournament is a process to advance to the qualifying tournament. Only the first-place team in the pre-qualifying for each region can advance to the qualifying tournament.

Since Korea was disqualified for failing to participate in the World Cup Asian qualifiers, it has to start with a pre-qualifying tournament in order to qualify for the Olympics. The pre-qualifying tournament will be held from the 12th to the 20th of August. Participating countries by region are as follows.


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