France vs Lithuania - London Olympics Basketball

France vs. Lithuania

2012 London Olympics - Men's Basketball
August 2 - 9:00am - Preliminary Round Group A

Basketball with the 2012 Olympic Online games is scheduled to become held from 28 July to twelve August. Competitions will be held with the recently designed Basketball Arena, which will seat twelve,000 spectators, additionally, the O2 Arena (identified as North Greenwich Arena thanks to the ban on commercialisation in arena names in the course of Olympic situations) in London. The united states men's and women's teams shall be defending their latest gold medal championships.

The Nationwide Olympic Committees may enter about just one 12-player men's workforce and around a person 12-player women's group.

Originally, basketball was the only self-discipline through which the host nation wasn't to generally be instantly awarded entry. This was because the Perfect Britain basketball groups didn't exist right up until 2006, and FIBA, the planet governing shape of basketball, was worried about the future on the unified British teams immediately following 2012, at the same time as being the claimed somme insufficient competitiveness of British basketball. However, inside a meeting held in Lyon, France, on thirteen March 2011, the FIBA Govt Board agreed to permit the British teams to qualify automatically.

Twelve experienced nations were drawn into two groups, just about every consisting of six teams. After a preliminary spherical robin phase, the 4 highest-placed teams in each and every team will advance to a knock-out round to make your mind up the medals.

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