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2015 FIBA Asia Championship

2015 FIBA Asia Championship
28th Asian Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation China
Dates September 1–?

The FIBA Asia.

At the FIBA Asia Congress held in Doha, Qatar, the Central Board awarded the hosting rights to China,[1] at venues still to be decided by the Board. The winner of the tournament qualifies for the Basketball tournament on the 2016 Summer Olympics, while the Silver and Bronze medalists will go under the FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament, as stated by FIBA and the IOC in qualification quota.

Qualification

According to the FIBA Asia rules, the host nation China and 2014 FIBA Asia Cup champions Iran automatically qualified. East Asia, West Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Persian Gulf each had two berths while Central Asia and South Asia each had one slot allotted. The other four places are allocated to the zones according to performance in the 2014 FIBA Asia Cup. Therefore, with Chinese Taipei, Philippines, Jordan, and Japan finishing in the top four in that tournament other than Iran and China which were both direct qualifiers, East Asia gained another two berths while the Southeast Asia and West Asia gained an additional slot each.

Included are the teams' FIBA World Rankings prior to the tournament.

Event Date Location Vacancies Qualified
Host nation 24 July 2014 Doha 1  China (14)
2014 FIBA Asia Cup 11–19 July 2014 Wuhan 1  Iran (17)
Central Asia qualifying 1 TBD
East Asian Basketball Championship 4 TBD
TBD
TBD
TBD
Gulf Basketball Championship 13–20 October 2014 Dammam 2  Bahrain (73)
 Qatar (47)
[2]
South Asian Qualifying Round 1 TBD
Southeast Asia Basketball Championship 3 TBD
TBD
TBD
West Asia Basketball Championship 3 TBD
TBD
TBD

References

  1. ^ "FIBA Asia Congress chalks out road map for future".  
  2. ^ http://www.qatarbasketball.qa/en/news/703-qatar-and-bahrain-in-title-clash-of-gcc-basketball-c-ship. 


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