Tunisia vs France - London Olympics Basketball

Tunisia vs. France

2012 London Olympics - Men's Basketball
August 4 - 9:00am - Preliminary Round Group B

Basketball for the 2012 Olympic Game titles is planned to get held from 28 July to twelve August. Competitions are held for the newly crafted Basketball Arena, which can seat twelve,000 spectators, in addition to the O2 Arena (labeled as North Greenwich Arena as a result of the ban on commercialisation in arena names in Olympic situations) in London. America men's and women's teams will be defending their up-to-date gold medal championships.

The Countrywide Olympic Committees can enter about one particular 12-player men's workforce and as many as one 12-player women's team.

Initially, basketball was the only real self-discipline by which the host state was not to get automatically awarded entry. This was since the Very good Britain basketball teams didn't exist until 2006, and FIBA, the entire world governing shape of basketball, was worried about the longer term of your unified British teams after 2012, likewise for the reason that claimed somme deficiency of competitiveness of British basketball. Having said that, in a meeting held in Lyon, France, on 13 March 2011, the FIBA Executive Board agreed to allow the British groups to qualify instantly.

Twelve trained countries were drawn into two teams, each individual consisting of six groups. Following a preliminary spherical robin phase, the 4 highest-placed teams in each individual team will progress into a knock-out spherical to decide the medals.

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