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Basketball at the 2016 Summer Olympics

19th Olympic Basketball Tournament
Rio de Janeiro 2016
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
← London 2012  Tokyo 2020 →
Basketball at the
2016 Summer Olympics

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

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

Means of qualification[1] Date Venue Berths Qualified
Host nation 2 October 2009 Copenhagen, Denmark 1  Brazil
2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup 31 August – 14 September 2014  Spain 1  United States
FIBA EuroBasket 2015 4–20 September 2015  Croatia
 France
 Germany
 Latvia
2
2015 FIBA Africa Championship TBA  Tunisia 1
2015 FIBA Americas Championship TBA  Mexico 2
2015 FIBA Asia Championship TBA  China 1
2015 FIBA Oceania Championship TBA TBA 1
2016 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament 4–11 July 2016 TBA 3
Total 12

Women's qualification

Means of qualification[1] Date Venue Berths Qualified
Host nation 2 October 2009 Copenhagen, Denmark 1  Brazil
2014 FIBA World Championship 27 September – 5 October 2014  Turkey 1  United States
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

Medal summary

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 0 0 0 0
Total 2 2 2 6

Events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men
Women

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Qualification System – Games of the XXXI Olympiad".  

External links

  • International Basketball Federation official website
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