2016 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament – Turin

The 2016 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Turin was one of three 2016 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournaments for Men. The tournament was held at the Pala Alpitour in Turin, Italy, from 4 to 9 July 2016. The national teams of Greece, Mexico, Iran, Tunisia, Croatia, and hosts Italy were drawn into the tournament. Croatia qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics after defeating hosts Italy in the final.

2016 FIBA World Olympic
Qualifying Tournament for Men
Turin, Italy
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Tournament details
Host nation Italy
Dates4–9 July
Teams6 
(from 4 federations)
Venues1 
(in 1 host city)
Champions Croatia
MVPGreece Giannis Antetokounmpo
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points Croatia Bojan Bogdanović (24.3)  Greece (75.0)
Rebounds Croatia Dario Šarić (10.0)  Italy (42.8)
Assists Greece Nick Calathes (5.3)  Greece (17.0)
Official website

TeamsEdit

Team Qualification Date of qualification FIBA World Ranking
  Greece[1] EuroBasket 2015 5th place 15 September 2015 10
  Mexico[2] 2015 FIBA Americas Championship 4th place 12 September 2015 19
  Iran[3] 2015 FIBA Asia Championship 3rd place 3 October 2015 17
  Tunisia[4] AfroBasket 2015 3rd place 30 August 2015 23
  Croatia[5][note 1] EuroBasket 2015 9th place 18 August 2015 12
  Italy[6][note 2] Hosts, EuroBasket 2015 6th place 19 January 2016 T-35

VenueEdit

The Pala Alpitour was chosen as the main venue for the tournament. The arena hosted the ice hockey events at the 2006 Winter Olympics

Turin
 
 
Turin
2016 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament – Turin (Italy)
Pala Alpitour
Capacity: 16,600

RefereesEdit

The following referees were selected for the tournament.[7]

  •   Arnaud Kom Njilo
  •   Yevgeniy Mikheyev
  •   Jurgis Laurinavičius
  •   Jorge Vázquez
  •   Matej Boltauzer
  •   Emilio Pérez
  •   Milivoje Jovčić
  •   Borys Shulga

Preliminary roundEdit

All times are local (UTC+2).

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Greece 2 2 0 164 123 +41 4 Semifinals
2   Mexico 2 1 1 145 156 −11 3
3   Iran 2 0 2 123 153 −30 2
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
4 July 2016
18:00
Greece   78–53   Iran
Scoring by quarter: 27–21, 21–10, 18–16, 12–6
Pts: G. Antetokounmpo 16
Rebs: Papapetrou 6
Asts: Calathes 6
Pts: Haddadi 16
Rebs: Sahakian 8
Asts: Jamshidi 5
Pala Alpitour, Turin
Attendance: 7,500
Referees: Jorge Vázquez (PUR), Emilio Pérez (ESP), Borys Shulga (UKR)
5 July 2016
18:00
Iran   70–75   Mexico
Scoring by quarter: 14–17, 12–19, 21–17, 23–22
Pts: Yakhchali 20
Rebs: Kazemi 9
Asts: four players 3
Pts: Cruz 18
Rebs: Hernández 8
Asts: Stoll 4
Pala Alpitour, Turin
Attendance: 7,150
Referees: Matej Boltauzer (SLO), Jurgis Laurinavičius (LTU), Yevgeniy Mikheyev (KAZ)
6 July 2016
18:00
Mexico   70–86   Greece
Scoring by quarter: 16–15, 19–18, 13–27, 22–26
Pts: Cruz 19
Rebs: I. Gutiérrez 11
Asts: Méndez 5
Pts: G. Antetokounmpo 21
Rebs: Bourousis 9
Asts: Calathes 7
Pala Alpitour, Turin
Attendance: 1,728
Referees: Jorge Vázquez (PUR), Milivoje Jovčić (SRB), Borys Shulga (UKR)

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Italy (H) 2 2 0 135 101 +34 4 Semifinals
2   Croatia 2 1 1 132 119 +13 3
3   Tunisia 2 0 2 93 140 −47 2
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
(H) Host.
4 July 2016
21:00
Tunisia   41–68   Italy
Scoring by quarter: 12–19, 15–13, 2–22, 12–14
Pts: El Mabrouk 11
Rebs: Braa 9
Asts: Roll 5
Pts: Bargnani 15
Rebs: Gallinari 9
Asts: Cusin, Melli 3
Pala Alpitour, Turin
Attendance: 9,834
Referees: Matej Boltauzer (SLO), Milivoje Jovčić (SRB), Arnaud Kom Njilo (CMR)
5 July 2016
21:00
Italy   67–60   Croatia
Scoring by quarter: 21–23, 12–12, 21–12, 13–13
Pts: Belinelli 19
Rebs: Gallinari, Hackett 8
Asts: Gentile 4
Pts: Bogdanović 26
Rebs: Šarić 10
Asts: Šarić, Ukić 3
Pala Alpitour, Turin
Attendance: 11,872
Referees: Emilio Pérez (ESP), Milivoje Jovčić (SRB), Jorge Vázquez (PUR)
6 July 2016
21:00
Croatia   72–52   Tunisia
Scoring by quarter: 12–12, 17–12, 22–12, 21–16
Pts: Bogdanović 25
Rebs: Šarić 9
Asts: three players 3
Pts: Roll 21
Rebs: Ben Romdhane 9
Asts: Roll 5
Pala Alpitour, Turin
Attendance: 3,682
Referees: Matej Boltauzer (SLO), Jurgis Laurinavičius (LTU), Emilio Pérez (ESP)

Knockout phaseEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
8 July
 
 
  Greece61
 
9 July
 
  Croatia66
 
  Croatia (OT)84
 
8 July
 
  Italy78
 
  Italy79
 
 
  Mexico54
 

SemifinalsEdit

8 July 2016
16:30
Greece   61–66   Croatia
Scoring by quarter: 13–31, 21–13, 15–8, 12–14
Pts: Perperoglou 13
Rebs: G. Antetokounmpo 9
Asts: G. Antetokounmpo 4
Pts: Bogdanović 20
Rebs: Šarić, Simon 8
Asts: Ukić 5
Pala Alpitour, Turin
Attendance: 5,618
Referees: Matej Boltauzer (SLO), Emilio Pérez (ESP), Borys Shulga (UKR)
8 July 2016
21:00
Italy   79–54   Mexico
Scoring by quarter: 19–13, 19–15, 20–13, 21–13
Pts: Gallinari 15
Rebs: Melli 6
Asts: Belinelli 4
Pts: Cruz 20
Rebs: Cruz 7
Asts: J. Gutiérrez 4
Pala Alpitour, Turin
Attendance: 10,083
Referees: Jorge Vázquez (PUR), Milivoje Jovčić (SRB), Jurgis Laurinavičius (LTU)

FinalEdit

9 July 2016
21:00
Croatia   84–78 (OT)   Italy
Scoring by quarter: 19–12, 20–22, 15–18, 16–18Overtime: 14–8
Pts: Bogdanović 26
Rebs: Šarić 13
Asts: Hezonja 4
Pts: Belinelli 18
Rebs: Gallinari, Melli 8
Asts: three players 4
Pala Alpitour, Turin
Attendance: 12,074
Referees: Matej Boltauzer (SLO), Emilio Pérez (ESP), Jorge Vázquez (PUR)

Final rankingsEdit

# Team W–L Qualification
    Croatia 3–1 Qualified for the Olympics
    Italy 3–1
    Greece 2–1
4   Mexico 1–2
5   Iran 0–2
6   Tunisia 0–2

Statistical leadersEdit

PlayersEdit

TeamsEdit

SponsorsEdit

Sponsors of the 2016 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Turin
Presenting Partner
Global Sponsors

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Croatia later qualified for the tournament, together with Latvia, when Italy and Serbia were announced as two of the Olympic qualifying tournament hosts.
  2. ^ Italy also qualified by virtue of being the 6th placers at EuroBasket 2015.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men - Greece". FIBA. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  2. ^ "2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men - Mexico". FIBA. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  3. ^ "2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men - Iran". FIBA. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  4. ^ "2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men - Tunisia". FIBA. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  5. ^ "2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men - Croatia". FIBA. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  6. ^ "2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Men - Italy". FIBA. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  7. ^ Referees
  8. ^ Player statistics
  9. ^ Team statistics

External linksEdit