2008 Olympics Qualifying Team
1. Host China
2. 2006 World Championships winner Spain
3. 2007 FIBA Africa winner Angola
4. 2007 FIBA Americas winner USA
5. 2007 FIBA Americas 2nd place Argentina
6. 2007 FIBA Asia winner Iran
7. 2007 FIBA Oceania winner Australia
8. Eurobasket 2007 winner Russia
9. Eurobasket 2007 3rd place* Lithuania
10. 2008 Qualifier
11. 2008 Qualifier
12. 2008 Qualifier
*Spain had already clinched an automatic bid to the Olympics, giving the 3rd-place team an automatic bid.

  • Angola clinch Olympic ticket
  • U.S., Argentina Qualify For 2008 Summer Games in Beijing
  • Australian Boomers qualify for Beijing
  • Iran triumphs in Asia's first ever all-West Asian title contest
  • Spain Takes Home the Gold

    The last three spots are held open for the top three finishers at a pre-Olympic qualifying tournament which will be held next July. There are 12 teams in that tournament as well:

    Pre-Olympic Qualifying Tourney Team
    1. 2007 FIBA Africa 2nd place Cameroon
    2. 2007 FIBA Africa 3rd place Cape Verde
    3. 2007 FIBA Americas 3rd place Puerto Rico
    4. 2007 FIBA Americas 4th place Brazil
    5. 2007 FIBA Americas 5th place Canada
    6. 2007 FIBA Asia 2nd place Lebanon
    7. 2007 FIBA Asia 3rd place Korea
    8. 2007 FIBA Oceania 2nd place New Zealand
    9. Eurobasket 2007 4th place* Greece
    10. Eurobasket 2007 5th place* Germany
    11. Eurobasket 2007 6th place* Croatia
    12. Eurobasket 2007 7th place* Slovenia
    *If Spain finishes in the top six spots at Eurobasket, 7th place would qualify for the Olympic qualifying tournament.