Rio 2016 Olympic Mens Basketball Groups Set

Rio 2016 Olympic Mens Basketball Tournament (August 6th – August 21st)
Group A

  • OQT 1
  • USA
  • Venezuela
  • OQT 2
  • China
  • Australia

Group B

  • Argentina
  • Spain
  • Brazil
  • Lithuania
  • OQT 3
  • Nigeria

The teams above set as Qualifiers 1, 2 & 3 will be those qualifying through the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments (OQTs) in Belgrade (Serbia), Manila (Philippines) and Turin (Italy) from July 4th – July 10th 2016. They will be drawn into the Olympic Basketball Tournament’s three (3) vacant positions following the conclusion of the last game in Manila on Sunday July 10th.

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Rio Mens Olympic Basketball Schedule


Senegal Posts Big Win Over Cameroon To Win Afrobasket Will Go to Rio!


Senegal 81 – 66 Cameroon

Led by both Aya Traore and Astou Traore who combined for 33 points of the 81 team points and Aye Traore was named the Afrobasket MVP. Traore was also named to the All-Star Five Team. Senegal qualifies directly for the 2016 Rio Olympics!

All-Star Five

  • Aya Traore (Senegal)
  • Ramses Lonlack (Cameroon)
  • Geraldine Robert (Gabon)
  • Deolinda Ngulela (Mozambique)
  • Adaora Elonu (Nigeria)

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AfroBasket Women 2015 final standings:
1. Senegal*
2. Cameroon**
3. Nigeria**
4. Angola
5. Mali
6. Mozambique
7. Gabon
8. Egypt
9. Guinea
10. Uganda
11. Algeria
12. South Africa

*The champions earned direct qualification to the 2016 Rio Games
**Teams that came in second and third booked places in the 2016 FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament (WOQT).