Qualification for Olympic Games

As of 2020, qualification for the Olympic Games will be through the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

Universality will remain in place for the qualifying process to the Olympic Games, thereby ensuring that each continent is represented.



The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 will qualify directly 7 teams to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games , while the 16 next best classified teams at the World Cup will get the chance of qualifying through one of the 4 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments 2020.

2 selected teams per region will also take part in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments, for a total of 24 teams divided in 4 tournaments of 6 teams each.

The winner of each tournament will qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.