2020 FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments – Belgrade

The 2020 FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade was one of four 2020 FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments. The tournament was held in Belgrade, Serbia, from 6 to 9 February 2020.[1][2]

2020 FIBA World Olympic
Qualifying Tournament for Women
Belgrade, Serbia
Tournament details
Host nation Serbia
Dates6–9 February
Teams4 
(from 3 federations)
Venues1 
(in 1 host city)
Champions United States
MVPUnited States Nneka Ogwumike
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points Nigeria Kalu (16.0)  United States (96.0)
Rebounds United States Wilson (7.3)  United States (44.7)
Assists United States Gray (7.3)  United States (33.0)
Official website

Serbia and Nigeria qualified for the Olympics, alongside the United States, who were pre-qualified as the 2018 FIBA World Cup winner.[3][4]

TeamsEdit

Team Qualification Date of qualification FIBA World Ranking
  Serbia 3rd at the EuroBasket Women 2019 4 July 2019 7th
  United States 1st at the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 30 September 2018 1st
  Nigeria The two best teams at the Africa Pre-Qualifying Tournament 17 November 2019 16th
  Mozambique The two best teams at the Africa Pre-Qualifying Tournament 17 November 2019 43rd

VenueEdit

Belgrade
 
 
Belgrade
2020 FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments – Belgrade (Serbia)
Aleksandar Nikolić Hall
 
Capacity: 8,000

SquadsEdit

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   United States[a] 3 3 0 288 189 +99 6
2   Serbia (H) 3 2 1 215 200 +15 5 Summer Olympics
3   Nigeria 3 1 2 220 197 +23 4
4   Mozambique 3 0 3 148 285 −137 3
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
(H) Host.
Notes:
  1. ^ The United States have already been qualified as the World Cup winners.

ResultsEdit

All times are local (UTC+1).

6 February 2020
17:00
Nigeria   85–51   Mozambique
Scoring by quarter: 18–19, 23–9, 25–13, 19–10
Pts: Amukamara 14
Rebs: Akhator 7
Asts: Kalu 5
Pts: Dongue 16
Rebs: Dongue 5
Asts: Mucauro 5
Aleksandar Nikolić Hall, Belgrade
Referees: Zdenko Tomašovič (SVK), Yevgeniy Mikheyev (KAZ), Viola Györgyi (NOR)
6 February 2020
20:00
United States   88–69   Serbia
Scoring by quarter: 20–14, 22–20, 28–13, 18–22
Pts: Wilson 16
Rebs: Wilson 7
Asts: Bird, Loyd 8
Pts: Brooks, Dabović 13
Rebs: Vasić 6
Asts: Bojović 6
Aleksandar Nikolić Hall, Belgrade
Referees: Andris Aunkrogers (LAT), Carsten Straube (GER), Duan Zhu (CHN)

8 February 2020
17:00
Serbia   70–64   Nigeria
Scoring by quarter: 21–22, 22–12, 16–12, 11–18
Pts: Vasić 21
Rebs: Jovanović, Vasić 7
Asts: Brooks 5
Pts: Kalu 20
Rebs: Elonu 6
Asts: Nyingifa 2
Aleksandar Nikolić Hall, Belgrade
Referees: Andris Aunkrogers (LAT), Yevgeniy Mikheyev (KAZ), Viola Györgyi (NOR)
8 February 2020
20:00
Mozambique   49–124   United States
Scoring by quarter: 10–36, 12–23, 12–33, 15–32
Pts: Dongue 10
Rebs: Dongue 9
Asts: four players 2
Pts: Ogwumike 24
Rebs: Griner, Ogwumike 9
Asts: Gray 12
Aleksandar Nikolić Hall, Belgrade
Referees: Zdenko Tomašovič (SVK), Carsten Straube (GER), Cherubin Leslie (MRI)

9 February 2020
17:00
Serbia   76–48   Mozambique
Scoring by quarter: 16–21, 18–7, 26–14, 16–6
Pts: Dabović 12
Rebs: Brooks 9
Asts: Dabović, Miljković 6
Pts: Cossa 21
Rebs: Seda 10
Asts: Mucauro 5
Aleksandar Nikolić Hall, Belgrade
Referees: Andris Aunkrogers (LAT), Carsten Straube (GER), Duan Zhu (CHN)
9 February 2020
20:00
Nigeria   71–76   United States
Scoring by quarter: 21–20, 19–6, 17–24, 14–26
Pts: Kalu 17
Rebs: Mohammed 9
Asts: Kalu 8
Pts: Griner 18
Rebs: Wilson 8
Asts: Gray 7
Aleksandar Nikolić Hall, Belgrade
Referees: Zdenko Tomašovič (SVK), Yevgeniy Mikheyev (KAZ), Cherubin Leslie (MRI)

Statistics and awardsEdit

Statistical leadersEdit

Players[5]

Teams[6]

AwardsEdit

The all star-teams and MVP were announced on 9 February 2020.[7]

All-Star Team
Guards Forwards Center
  Ezinne Kalu
  Ana Dabović
  Leia Dongue
  Nneka Ogwumike
  A'ja Wilson
MVP:   Nneka Ogwumike

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Women's national team competition system as of 2019". FIBA. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  2. ^ "FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments hosts announced for 2020". FIBA. 15 November 2019.
  3. ^ "USA breeze past Mozambique, hand Nigeria spot at the Olympics". FIBA. 8 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Serbia snap up final spot to Tokyo with second success in Belgrade". FIBA. 9 February 2020.
  5. ^ "Statistical leaders (Players)". FIBA. Retrieved 10 February 2020.
  6. ^ "Statistical leaders (Teams)". FIBA. Retrieved 10 February 2020.
  7. ^ "Ogwumike stars for unbeaten USA to earn TISSOT MVP award". fiba.basketball. Retrieved 10 February 2020.

External linksEdit