Qualification for Olympic Games. 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.
Qualification for Olympic Games. As of 2020, qualification for the Olympic Games is through the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Universality remains in place for the qualifying process to the Olympic Games, thereby ensuring that each continent is represented. The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 produced seven directly qualified teams for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Japan received automatic qualification as the hosts of the event.
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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 ...
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.
The final four spots at the men’s basketball tournament at the Tokyo 2020 Games in 2021 are set to be decided at the Olympic Qualifying Tournaments (OQTs) taking place between 29 June and 4 July. Four cities will each host a tournament involving six teams, with the winners of each OQT completing the 12-team field for the men’s basketball competition at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
2021 FIBA 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament: 26–30 May 2021 Graz: 3 Poland Netherlands Latvia: 2021 FIBA Universality Olympic Qualifying Tournament: 4–6 June 2021 Debrecen: 1 Belgium: Total 8
Jim Boylen, who most recently coached the Chicago Bulls from 2018-20, will coach Team USA next month in the first window of qualifying for the 2023 Basketball World Cup.