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1964 Pre-Olympic Basketball Tournament

The 1964 Pre-Olympic Basketball Tournament was an international FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament that was basketball tournament held in Yokohama, Japan from 25 September–3 October 1964. It served as the final qualification tournament for the 1964 Summer Olympics. The top two teams qualified for the Olympics. After the withdrawal of United Arab Republic (FIBA Africa Championship 1964 winners) and Czechoslovakia (5th placers at the 1960 Olympics) two qualifying berths were added to the qualification tournament thus Canada and South Korea qualified to the Olympics.[1]

1964 Pre-Olympic Basketball Tournament
2nd Pre-Olympic Basketball Tournament
Tournament details
Host nationJapan
Dates25 September–3 October
Champions Mexico
(1st title)
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points Indonesia Siong Liem Siem Mexico (88)
1960
1968 >

Team standingsEdit

Team W L PF PA PD Pts
  Mexico 8 1 792 665 +127 17
  Australia 8 1 624 534 +90 17
  Canada 7 2 641 565 +76 16
  South Korea 5 4 706 669 +37 14
  Cuba 5 4 698 637 +61 14
  Philippines 4 5 741 666 +75 13
  Thailand 3 6 580 675 −95 12
  Taiwan 3 6 620 653 −33 12
  Malaysia 1 8 512 750 −238 10
  Indonesia 1 8 541 641 −100 8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Velasco, Santiago. "VI Olympic Basketball Tournament (Tokyo 1964)". Lingua Sports. Retrieved 2 September 2015.

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