With the official FIBA draws for the Olympic Qualifying Tournaments being released this morning, the Greek Senior Men’s National Team have been drawn with Canada and China in Group A in the tournament.
No. 7-ranked Greece is led by Milwaukee Bucks star and 2019 NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, as well as Panathinaikos star Georgios Papagiannis.
Three other qualifying tournaments will take place with the winner from each of the four tournaments advancing to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The qualifiers will take place July 23-28, 2020.
Eight teams have already qualified for the Olympics, including Argentina, Australia, France, Iran, Japan (hosts), Nigeria, Spain, and the United States.
The four qualifying tournaments include the following 24 teams:
Belgrade, Serbia Group A – Dominican Republic, New Zealand, Serbia Group B – Puerto Rico, Italy, Senegal
Kaunas, Lithuania Group A – Lithuania, Korea, Venezuela Group B – Poland, Slovenia, Angola
Split, Croatia Group A – Germany, Russia, Mexico Group B – Tunisia, Croatia, Brazil
Victoria, Canada Group A – Greece, China, Canada Group B – Uruguay, Czech Republic, Turkey