Basketball at the 2016 Summer Olympics

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19th Olympic Basketball Tournament
Rio de Janeiro 2016
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Tournament details
Olympics 2016 Summer Olympics
Host nation  Brazil
City Rio de Janeiro
Duration 6–21 August
Men's tournament
Teams 12
Women's tournament
Teams 12
Tournaments
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Basketball at the
2016 Summer Olympics

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Tournament
men  women
Rosters
men  women

Basketball at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be held from 6 to 21 August 2016. The preliminary and knockout matches for both men and women will be played inside the first hall of the Olympic Training Center in Olympic Park which seats up to 16,000 spectators.

Qualification[edit]

The National Olympic Committees may enter up to one 12-player men's team and up to one 12-player women's team.

Men's qualification[edit]

Means of qualification[1] Date Venue Berths Qualified
Host nation 2 October 2009 1  Brazil
2014 FIBA World Championship 31 August – 15 September 2014  Spain 1
2015 FIBA Africa Championship TBA  Tunisia 1
2015 FIBA Americas Championship TBA  Mexico 2
2015 FIBA Asia Championship TBA  China 1
2015 FIBA Europe Championship TBA TBA 2
2015 FIBA Oceania Championship TBA TBA 1
2016 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament 4–11 July 2016 TBA 3
Total 12

Women's qualification[edit]

Means of qualification[1] Date Venue Berths Qualified
Host nation 2 October 2009 1  Brazil
2014 FIBA World Championship 27 September – 5 October 2014  Turkey 1
2015 FIBA Europe Championship 11–28 June 2015  Hungary
 Romania
1
2015 FIBA Africa Championship TBA  Cameroon 1
2015 FIBA Americas Championship TBA  Canada 1
2015 FIBA Asia Championship TBA  China 1
2015 FIBA Oceania Championship TBA TBA 1
2016 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament 13–19 June 2016 TBA 5
Total 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Qualification System – Games of the XXXI Olympiad". IBF. February 2014. Retrieved 29 August 2014. 

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