The International Basketball Association (FIBA) has confirmed that the last start for men and women in the 3×3 basketball tournament at the Tokyo Olympics, which has been postponed from last year to this year, will be hosted in Budapest in June, insidethegames.biz reported.
In the five-episode Games program, which will launch for the first time in the Japanese capital, there will be 8-8 teams of both sexes in Tokyo, and between May 26 and 30, 20 to 20 national teams will compete in Graz. Olympic qualifying tournament. After that, the alternative qualifiers will take place from 4-6 June in Budapest, with the final session for both men and women to be hosted. Other entry rights were assigned to both men and women based on their global rankings.
The 3×3 Olympiad qualifying tournament for basketball players was supposed to be held in India last year, but has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. In the Graz qualifiers, only women from Hungary will clash with the Netherlands, Estonia, Belarus and Sri Lanka. Three Tokyo classes will be awarded in this tournament.
The last Olympic venue to rent will find a host in the Hungarian Qualifiers, where six goalkeepers will compete. Hungarian men, and if you don’t win a quota in Austria, the women’s squad is also included here.
The Tokyo Olympics is scheduled to be held between July 23 and August 8.