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2012 Olympics: Qualifiers & Qualifying Tournament teams

Posted Sep 19 2011 6:53AM

A glance at the automatic qualifiers and the teams that will play in the qualifying tournament for the 2012 Olympic Games.

2012 Olympic Qualifiers
Team How they qualified
United States 2010 world champion
Great Britain Host country
Tunisia FIBA Africa champion
Australia FIBA Oceania champion
Argentina FIBA Americas champion
Brazil FIBA Americas runner-up
Spain Eurobasket champion
France Eurobasket runner-up
Team 9 FIBA Asia champion
Team 10 2012 Qualifier
Team 11 2012 Qualifier
Team 12 2012 Qualifier
2012 Olympic Qualifying Tournament
Team How they qualified
Angola FIBA Africa runner-up
Nigeria FIBA Africa 3rd place
New Zealand FIBA Oceania runner-up
Dominican Republic FIBA Americas 3rd place
Puerto Rico FIBA Americas 4th place
Venezuela FIBA Americas 5th place
Russia Eurobasket 3rd place
FYR Macedonia Eurobasket 4th place
Greece Eurobasket 5th place
Lithuania Eurobasket 6th place
Team 11 FIBA Asia runner-up
Team 12 FIBA Asia 3rd place

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