Olympic Qualifying Tournaments, last two spots per region to be determined by FIBA ranking

Olympic Qualifying Tournaments, last two spots per region to be determined by FIBA ranking

The Executive Committee has confirmed the sporting criteria for the selection of the two additional teams per region to complete the line up of a total of 24 teams (4 tournaments of 6 teams each)

The Executive Committee also discussed the qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 will qualify directly 7 teams to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games while the 16 next best classified teams at the World Cup will get the chance of qualifying through the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments. The Executive Committee has confirmed the sporting criteria for the selection of the two additional teams per region to complete the line up of a total of 24 teams (4 tournaments of 6 teams each).

The FIBA World Ranking Men, presented by NIKE, published after the FIBA Basketball World Cup will determine those 8 teams: The best two teams per Region (Africa, Americas Asia-Oceania and Europe) who are not already qualified directly for Tokyo 2020 or for the Olympic Qualifying Tournaments will be selected to play in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament

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