Teams confirmed for Paris 2024 women's basketball -Xinhua

Teams confirmed for Paris 2024 women's basketball

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2024-02-13 09:10:46

GENEVA, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) -- All 12 teams of the 2024 Olympic Games' women's basketball competition have been settled through global qualifying tournaments, FIBA announced on Tuesday.

Defending champions the United States lead the field, along with Australia, Belgium, China, Canada, Germany, Japan, Serbia, Spain, Nigeria, Puerto Rico and host nation France.

Germany is the only team making a first appearance at an Olympic Games.

Four qualifying tournaments were played in Belgium, China, Hungary and Brazil from February 8 to 11. 10 teams qualified from the tournaments, as the U.S. and France qualified automatically.

The women's basketball competition at Paris 2024 will take place from July 29 to August 11.