Paris 2024 Womens BasketBall WOQT

Paris 2024 Womens BasketBall: Who have punched their tickets to the Olympic Games 2024?

Paris 2024 Womens BasketBall: USA have already secured their place as winners of the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 . TheΒ United States earned automatic qualificationΒ after winning a record-extending 11th Women’s World Cup title in 2022, while France qualified as host nation. Both teams also took part in the qualifying tournaments and won all three of their games.

Qualification

The 12-team field for the Women’s Olympic Basketball Tournament Paris 2024 is now complete following the successful conclusion of the four FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournaments, in Antwerp, Belgium; BelΓ©m, Brazil; Xi’An, China and Sopron, Hungary.

Ticket to Paris 2024

Event WOQT Berths Qualified
Antwerp, Belgium 2 Belgium, Nigeria
Sopron, Hungary 3 Japan, Spain, Canada
Belem, Brazil 3 Australia, Germany, Serbia
Xi’An, China 2 China, Puerto Rico
World Cup Champions 1 USA
Hosts 1 France

Ranking

The FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournaments 2024 are in the books, Here is the Smart Power Rankings and the first showing only those nations off to Paris 2024.

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The recent Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournaments (WOQT) provided thrilling basketball action as teams battled it out for coveted spots in the upcoming Olympic Games in Paris.

Let’s take a closer look at the performances of the top teams in the tournaments:

1. USA: Despite a major scare against Belgium, the USA women’s team managed to secure their ticket to Paris with a perfect 3-0 record. Napheesa Collier shone brightly, signaling a potential shift in the team’s dynamics. With the return of A’ja Wilson and the possibility of Brittney Griner’s inclusion, the USA team looks poised to defend their Olympic title.

2. Belgium: The Belgian Cats captured hearts with their record-breaking crowds and spirited performances. Despite a narrow loss to the USA, they displayed remarkable teamwork and resilience. MVP Emma Meesseman led the charge, supported by emerging talent Maxuella Lisowa-Mbaka. Belgium’s strong showing bodes well for their future in international basketball.

3. France: Magnifique! France impressed with a dominant victory over China, showcasing their potential for a podium finish in Paris. Marine Johannes and Gabby Williams were instrumental in their success, raising hopes for a strong Olympic campaign. However, questions linger about their performance under pressure, which will be tested in the upcoming games.

4. Australia: The Opals remained unbeaten in the WOQT, with Ezi Magbegor emerging as the tournament MVP. Sandy Brondello’s squad displayed depth and versatility, promising an improved performance compared to their eighth-place finish in Tokyo. With experienced players and promising newcomers, Australia looks poised for success in Paris.

5. China: Despite two convincing wins, China’s tournament ended on a sour note with a crushing defeat against France. Li Meng stood out amidst concerns about the team’s backcourt and overall consistency. As they prepare for the Olympics, China must address their weaknesses to contend for a podium spot.

6. Japan: Japan’s unique playing style and balanced team effort earned them impressive wins over Spain and Canada. Mai Yamamoto’s MVP performance highlighted the team’s depth and cohesion. With a focus on collective play, Japan poses a threat to any opponent in Paris.

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7. Spain: Spain’s journey in the WOQT was marked by ups and downs, reflecting their inconsistent performance. While they secured victories against Canada and Hungary, their loss to Japan raised questions about their readiness for the Olympics. Integration of key players like Megan Gustafson will be crucial for Spain’s success in Paris.

8. Germany: Germany’s historic qualification for the Olympics was a testament to their perseverance and teamwork. Despite a tough loss to Australia, they bounced back to defeat host nation Brazil and secure their spot in Paris. With momentum on their side, Germany aims to make a splash in the upcoming World Cup on home soil.

9. Canada: Canada’s rollercoaster journey in the WOQT culminated in a miraculous comeback against Hungary. Kayla Alexander’s stellar performance fueled their qualification for the Olympics, but concerns remain about their perimeter play and overall consistency. With key players returning to form, Canada seeks redemption in Paris.

10. Serbia: Despite challenges, Serbia’s resilience and determination carried them through the WOQT. Marina Maljkovic’s leadership and Yvonne Anderson’s exceptional performance were instrumental in their qualification for the Olympics. As they prepare for Paris, Serbia aims to deliver strong performances and defy expectations.

11. Nigeria: Nigeria’s victory over Senegal showcased their potential despite missing key players from Tokyo 2020. Led by Amy Okonwko’s standout performance, they secured their spot in the Olympics. With a renewed sense of determination, Nigeria aims to make a statement on the global stage in Paris.

12. Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico’s qualification for the Olympics was a hard-fought battle, highlighting their resilience and determination. While they secured a crucial win against New Zealand, concerns linger about their overall performance and readiness for the Olympics. With improvements needed, Puerto Rico aims to make history in Paris.

Paris 2024

Group Stage

Group A: Group B: Group C:
1. [SRB] Serbia 1. [CAN] Canada 1. [GER] Germany
2. [ESP] Spain 2. [NGR] Nigeria 2. [USA] USA
3. [CHN] China 3. [AUS] Australia 3. [JPN] Japan
4. [PUR] Puerto Rico 4. [FRA] France 4. [BEL] Belgium

Quarter-Finals

Wednesday 7 August 2024
City, Arena: Paris, Paris, Bercy Arena
Wednesday 7 August 2024
City, Arena: Paris, Paris, Bercy Arena
Wednesday 7 August 2024
City, Arena: Paris, Paris, Bercy Arena
Wednesday 7 August 2024
City, Arena: Paris, Paris, Bercy Arena

Semi-Finals

Winner QF 20
Friday 9 August 2024
City, Arena: Paris, Paris, Bercy Arena
Winner QF 19
Winner QF 22
Friday 9 August 2024
City, Arena: Paris, Paris, Bercy Arena
Winner QF 21

3rd Place Game

Loser SF 23: W QF 20 v W QF 19
15:00
Sunday 11 August 2024
City, Arena: Paris, Paris, Bercy Arena
Loser SF 24: W QF 22 v W QF 21

Final

Winner SF 23: W QF 20 v W QF 19
19:00
Sunday 11 August 2024
City, Arena: Paris, Paris, Bercy Arena
Winner SF 24: W QF 22 v W QF 21

Bercy Arena Event Schedule

DateEventTimeLeagueSeasonVenueArticle
2024-07-27 11:00:00July 27, 2024 Mens Qualification – Subdivision 1 β€” Artistic Gymnastics 11:00:0011:00 amParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-07-27 15:30:00July 27, 2024 Mens Qualification – Subdivision 2 β€” Artistic Gymnastics 15:30:003:30 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-07-27 20:00:00July 27, 2024 Mens Qualification – Subdivision 3 β€” Artistic Gymnastics 20:00:008:00 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-07-28 09:30:00July 28, 2024 Womens Qualification – Subdivision 1 β€” Artistic Gymnastics 09:30:009:30 amParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-07-28 11:40:00July 28, 2024 Womens Qualification – Subdivision 2 β€” Artistic Gymnastics 11:40:0011:40 amParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-07-28 14:50:00July 28, 2024 Womens Qualification – Subdivision 3 β€” Artistic Gymnastics 14:50:002:50 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-07-28 18:00:00July 28, 2024 Womens Qualification – Subdivision 4 β€” Artistic Gymnastics 18:00:006:00 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-07-28 21:10:00July 28, 2024 Womens Qualification – Subdivision 5 β€” Artistic Gymnastics 21:10:009:10 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-07-29 17:30:00July 29, 2024 Mens Team Final β€” Artistic Gymnastics 17:30:005:30 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-07-30 18:15:00July 30, 2024 Womens Team Final β€” Artistic Gymnastics 18:15:006:15 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-07-31 17:30:00July 31, 2024 Mens All-Around Final β€” Artistic Gymnastics 17:30:005:30 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-01 18:15:00August 1, 2024 Womens All-Around Final β€” Artistic Gymnastics 18:15:006:15 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-02 12:00:00August 2, 2024 Womens Qualification β€” Trampoline 12:00:0012:00 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-02 13:50:00August 2, 2024 Womens Final β€” Trampoline 13:50:001:50 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-02 18:00:00August 2, 2024 Mens Qualification β€” Trampoline 18:00:006:00 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-02 19:45:00August 2, 2024 Mens Final β€” Trampoline 19:45:007:45 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-03 15:30:00August 3, 2024 Mens Floor Exercise Final β€” Artistic Gymnastics 15:30:003:30 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-03 16:19:00August 3, 2024 Womens Vault Final β€” Artistic Gymnastics 16:19:004:19 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-03 17:15:00August 3, 2024 Mens Pommel Horse Final β€” Artistic Gymnastics 17:15:005:15 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-04 15:00:00August 4, 2024 Mens Rings Final β€” Artistic Gymnastics 15:00:003:00 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-04 15:40:00August 4, 2024 Womens Uneven Bars Final β€” Artistic Gymnastics 15:40:003:40 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-04 16:25:00August 4, 2024 Mens Vault Final β€” Artistic Gymnastics 16:25:004:25 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-05 11:45:00August 5, 2024 Mens Parallel Bars Final β€” Artistic Gymnastics 11:45:0011:45 amParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-05 12:38:00August 5, 2024 Womens Balance Beam Final β€” Artistic Gymnastics 12:38:0012:38 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-05 13:33:00August 5, 2024 Mens Horizontal Bar Final β€” Artistic Gymnastics 13:33:001:33 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-05 14:22:00August 5, 2024 Womens Floor Exercise Final β€” Artistic Gymnastics 14:22:002:22 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-06 11:00:00August 6, 2024 Mens Quarterfinal β€” Basketball 11:00:0011:00 amParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-06 14:30:00August 6, 2024 Mens Quarterfinal β€” Basketball 14:30:002:30 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-06 18:00:00August 6, 2024 Mens Quarterfinal β€” Basketball 18:00:006:00 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-06 21:30:00August 6, 2024 Mens Quarterfinal β€” Basketball 21:30:009:30 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-07 11:00:00August 7, 2024 Womens Quarterfinal β€” Basketball 11:00:0011:00 amParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-07 14:30:00August 7, 2024 Womens Quarterfinal β€” Basketball 14:30:002:30 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-07 18:00:00August 7, 2024 Womens Quarterfinal β€” Basketball 18:00:006:00 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-07 21:30:00August 7, 2024 Womens Quarterfinal β€” Basketball 21:30:009:30 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-08 17:30:00August 8, 2024 Mens Semifinal β€” Basketball 17:30:005:30 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-08 21:00:00August 8, 2024 Mens Semifinal β€” Basketball 21:00:009:00 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-09 17:30:00August 9, 2024 Womens Semifinal β€” Basketball 17:30:005:30 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-09 21:00:00August 9, 2024 Womens Semifinal β€” Basketball 21:00:009:00 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-10 11:00:00August 10, 2024 Mens Bronze Medal Game β€” Basketball 11:00:0011:00 amParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-10 21:30:00August 10, 2024 Mens Gold Medal Game β€” Basketball 21:30:009:30 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-11 11:30:00August 11, 2024 Womens Bronze Medal Game β€” Basketball 11:30:0011:30 amParis 2024 Olympics2024Game Preview
2024-08-11 15:30:00August 11, 2024 Womens Gold Medal Game β€” Basketball 15:30:003:30 pmParis 2024 Olympics2024
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