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21 September 2015

List of Qualified Basketball Countries/Nations 2016 Summer Olympics @ Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The table below contains the list of all the qualifying countries for the 2016 Bastketball Summer Olympics that will be held at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Since Brazil will be hosting the Olympics, both their men's and women's national basketball team are automatically qualified to play for the basketball event. USA on the other hand is the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup champions, therefore, they are also automatically qualified to play. The other 7 nations will undergo through a tough qualifying tournament of their own. These tournaments are 2015 FIBA Oceania Championship, AfroBasket 2015, 2015 FIBA Americas Championship, EuroBasket 2015, and the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship. And for the last 3 slots to complete the 12 participating nations, they will undergo another tough qualifying tournament under FIBA to be able to fill the remaining slots and qualify to play for the 2016 Rio Olympics.


List of Qualified Basketball Countries/Nations 2016 Summer Olympics @ Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

List of Qualified Basketball Countries/Nations 2016 Summer Olympics @ Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

FIBA Tournament
Date
Qualified
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Host country August 9, 2015 Brazil
2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Aug. 31 - Sept 14, 2014 USA (1)
2015 FIBA Oceania Championship August 15-18, 2015 Australia (1)
AfroBasket 2015 August 19-30, 2015 Nigeria (1)
2015 FIBA Americas Championship Aug. 31 - Sept. 12, 2015 Venezuela (1)
Argentina (2)
EuroBasket 2015 September 5-20, 2015 Spain (1)
Lithuania (2)
2015 FIBA Asia Championship Sept 23 - Oct. 3, 2015 (1)
2016 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament July 5-11, 2016 (1)
(2)
(3)
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