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.
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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 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 ...
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 four remaining places in the 12-team Tokyo 2020 Olympic field were reserved for the winners of each of the four FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments.
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.
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2021 FIBA 3x3 Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament: 26–30 May 2021 Graz: 3 United States France Japan: 2020 FIBA Universality Olympic Qualifying Tournament: 4–6 June 2021 Debrecen: 1 Italy: Total 8