Zagreb, November 1, 2019 - According to information from the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), the Croatian basketball will have the opportunity to perform at the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 3x3 version. Due to the player's ranking , Croatia is among 20 teams that will fight in March 2020 India for one of three places that will ensure performance at Tokyo Olympics from 25 to 29 July next year. According to the casted lots of qualifying groups, the Croatian 3x3 basketball team is in the tournament group D with Netherlands, Latvia, Canada and India.
A total of 16 teams will participate in the Tokyo Olympic tournament – eight in men's and eight in women's competition, and qualifications in India are our representatives’ only chance for performance in Tokyo.
According to the current ranking in men's competition, four direct qualifications at the Tokyo Olympics have been earned by the representation of Serbia, Russia and China, while the fourth belongs to Japan as a host, and in women's competition by Russia, China, Mongolia and Romania. (COC/VK)