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 Olympic Games 2020, while 4 more teams will get the chance of qualifying through one of the 4 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments 2020.

24 teams will take part into the 4 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments of 6 teams each. The winner of each tournament will qualify for Tokyo 2020.