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Teams confirmed for Paris 2024 women's basketball

Xinhua | Updated: 2024-02-13 10:25
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After three successive podium finishes — at the 2019 and 2022 World Cup tournaments, and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, China's women's 3x3 basketball team is aiming to continue its upward trajectory at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. [Photo by Wei Xiaohao/]

GENEVA -- 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.

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