FIBA has confirmed the 19 national teams that used the World Cup to play their way into last-chance qualifying tournaments for the Paris Olympics next summer. Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Italy, Spain, Montenegro, Greece, Georgia, and Finland will play in the qualifying tournament from Europe.

From the Americas Region, Puerto Rico, Brazil, the Dominican Republic, and Mexico advanced. While Egypt, Angola, and Ivory Coast will advance from Africa. Asia and Oceania will see Lebanon, the Philippines, and New Zealand advance. These teams will compete alongside five other pre-qualifying tournament champions, including Cameroon, the Bahamas, Bahrain, Poland, and Croatia, for the last spot in the Olympic field.

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The qualifying tournaments are currently scheduled for July 2-7, 2024, with the hosts still not confirmed. The 24 nations will be divided into one of four tournaments composed of six teams each. The four winners of those tournaments will play in the Paris Olympics, where they’ll compete with France, World Cup champion Germany, Serbia, Canada, the U.S., Australia, Japan, and South Sudan in the Olympic field.

At the 2023 FIBA World Cup, which served as a preliminary qualifier for the Paris Olympics, Germany won the gold with a thrilling 83-77 win over Serbia in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 final. Canada made history as they secured their first-ever medal at a FIBA Basketball World Cup with a win in the third-place game against the USA.