Qualified teams for the 2012 London Olympic Basketball Tournament


2012 Olympic Games Basketball Tournament – qualifying process


12 teams will take part in the London 2012 Olympic Basketball tournaments for women. Qualification is secured as follows:

1 place for the host nation†
1 place for the FIBA World Champion (USA)
1 place for FIBA Americas (2011 FIBA Americas Championship winner)
1 places for FIBA Europe (2011 EuroBasket winner)
1 place for FIBA Africa (2011 FIBA Africa Championship winner)
1 place for FIBA Asia (2011 FIBA Asia Championship winner)
1 place for FIBA Oceania (2011 FIBA Oceania Championship winner)
5 or 6 places through Olympic Qualifying Tournament‡

† granted to GB following the FIBA Central Board meeting on 12-13 March 2012
‡Olympic Qualifying Tournament
12 team tournament, top 5 teams earn a place in the Olympic Basketball tournament
 

Qualify for Olympic Qualifying tournament
4 places for FIBA Europe (2011 EuroBasket ranks 2-5)
3 places for FIBA Americas (2011 FIBA Americas Championship ranks 2-4) *
2 places for FIBA Africa (2011 FIBA Africa Championship ranks 2-3) *
2 place for FIBA Asia (2011 FIBA Asia Championship ranks 2-3)
1 place for FIBA Oceania (2011 FIBA Oceania Championship runner-up)

* Puerto Rico and Mozambique take the places of Cuba and Senegal respectively after these teams withdrew.