India will horde a Tokyo Olympic Games 3×3 basketball subordinate contest in Mar subsequent year, a universe ruling physique of a sport, FIBA has announced.
The venue of a tournament, that will underline 40 teams (20 any for group and women), will be announced later. The eventuality will be hold underneath a protection of a Basketball Federation of India (BFI) and will be organized by a International Basketball Federation (FIBA).
Six spots (three any for group and women) for 2020 Olympics will be adult for grabs during a FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament.
The fortify will make a Olympic entrance in Tokyo subsequent year where eight-team tournaments will be hold for group and women.
“It is a good honour to horde such an critical eventuality in India and to see a players give it all on home dirt for a berth to a first-ever 3×3 Olympic tournament,” BFI President Govindaraj Kempareddy said. FIBA Secretary General Andreas Zagklis pronounced a success of a dual Asia Cups in Bangalore and 3×3 World Tour in Hyderabad played a critical purpose in awarding a contest to India.
“Following a successful organization of dual uninterrupted FIBA Women’s Asia Cup in Bangalore by a BFI, we are looking brazen to organising now a pivotal 3×3 eventuality in a nation where a new Olympic fortify already has a clever fanbase. “Our certain knowledge with YKBK during a FIBA 3×3 World Tour Hyderabad Masters 2018 and a glorious partnership between FIBA and a BFI played an critical purpose in a preference of a horde by a FIBA Central Board,” he added.
In further to a horde teams, a remaining of a 40 participating teams will be selected around a FIBA 3×3 Federation Ranking and a formula of a FIBA 3×3 World Cup.