Basketball at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics

Basketball at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics was held from 18 to 26 August at the Wutaishan Sports Center in Nanjing, China. As in 2010 the 3x3 format returned, along with a new event, the skill challenge.

Basketball
at the II Summer Youth Olympic Games
Basketball pictogram.svg
VenueWutaishan Sports Center
Dates18–26 August
No. of events4 (2 boys, 2 girls)
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QualificationEdit

Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) can enter a maximum of 2 teams, 1 team of 4 athletes per each gender. As hosts, China was given 2 teams, 1 per each gender. 6 teams, 3 per each gender will qualify from the 2013 U18 3x3 World Championships and another 6 teams, 3 per each gender will qualify from the 2013 3x3 World Tour Final. The remaining 13 teams per gender will qualify based on the FIBA 3x3 National Federation Ranking updated on 1 June 2014. All continents must have at least one team present in each gender and no more than 10 from the same continent can participate. Also a minimum of 30 NOCs must participate across all events.[1]

To be eligible to participate at the Youth Olympics athletes must have been born between 1 January 1996 and 31 December 1997. Furthermore, all team members must have participated in two FIBA sanctioned 3x3 events between 1 April 2013 and 8 June 2014.[1]

BoysEdit

Event Location Date Total Places Qualified
Host Nation - - 1   China
2013 U18 3x3 World Championships[2][3]   Jakarta 26–29 September 2013 3   Argentina
  France
  Russia
2013 3x3 World Tour Final[2][3]   Istanbul 4–5 October 2013 3   Romania
  Slovenia
  Venezuela
FIBA 3x3 National Federation Ranking[2][3] - 1 June 2014 13   Andorra
  Brazil
  Germany
  Guatemala
  Hungary
  Indonesia
  Lithuania
  New Zealand
  Poland
  Puerto Rico
  Spain
  Tunisia
  Uruguay
TOTAL 20

GirlsEdit

Event Location Date Total Places Qualified
Host Nation - - 1   China
2013 U18 3x3 World Championships[2][3]   Jakarta 27–29 September 2013 3   Estonia
  Spain
  United States
2013 3x3 World Tour Final[2][3]   Istanbul 4–5 October 2013 3   Romania
  Slovenia
  Venezuela
FIBA 3x3 National Federation Ranking[2][3] - 1 June 2014 13   Andorra
  Belgium
  Brazil
  Chinese Taipei
  Czech Republic
  Egypt
  Germany
  Guam
  Hungary
  Indonesia
  Netherlands
  Syria
  Thailand
TOTAL 20

FormatEdit

The boys' and girls' tournament will adopt a round robin group stage and a single-elimination medal round, where the 20 participating teams are split into 2 pools of 10. Each team will play once against the other teams in its pool, and the top 8 teams from each pool will qualify for the knock-out stages.

BoysEdit

Pool A Pool B
  Hungary   Andorra
  Germany   Spain
  Uruguay   Brazil
  Lithuania   Romania
  Poland   New Zealand
  France   Guatemala
  Puerto Rico   Venezuela
  Indonesia   Argentina
  China   Tunisia
  Slovenia   Guam

GirlsEdit

Note: Guam entered a girls' basketball team into Group B of the competition; there was no Guam boys' team at the tournament

Pool A Pool B
  Hungary   Belgium
  Spain   Andorra
  Germany   Chinese Taipei
  Brazil   Czech Republic
  Netherlands   United States
  China   Romania
  Estonia   India
  Venezuela   Egypt
  Syria   Thailand
  Slovenia   Russia

ScheduleEdit

The schedule was released by the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee.[4]

All times are CST (UTC+8)
Event Date Event Day Starting Time Event Details
August 18 Monday 17:00 Boys' Tournament: Group Stage
Girls' Tournament: Group Stage
August 19 Tuesday 17:00 Boys' Tournament: Group Stage
Girls' Tournament: Group Stage
August 20 Wednesday 17:00 Boys' Tournament: Group Stage
Girls' Tournament: Group Stage
August 21 Thursday 19:30 Boys' Dunk Contest
Girls' Shoot-Out Contest
August 22 Friday 17:00 Boys' Tournament: Group Stage
Girls' Tournament: Group Stage
August 23 Saturday 17:00 Boys' Tournament: Group Stage
Girls' Tournament: Group Stage
August 24 Sunday 17:00 Boys' Tournament: Group Stage
Girls' Tournament: Group Stage
August 25 Monday 17:00 Boys' Tournament: Round of 16
Girls' Tournament: Round of 16
Boys' Tournament: Quarterfinals
Girls' Tournament: Quarterfinals
August 26 Tuesday 17:30 Boys' Tournament: Semifinals
Girls' Tournament: Semifinals
Boys' Tournament: Medal Matches
Girls' Tournament: Medal Matches

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (China)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  France (FRA)1102
2  Spain (ESP)1012
  United States (USA)1012
4  Lithuania (LTU)1001
5  Slovenia (SLO)0202
6  Netherlands (NED)0101
7  Argentina (ARG)0011
  China (CHN)*0011
Totals (8 nations)44412

EventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Boys' tournament
details
  Lithuania
Jonas Lekšas
Martynas Sajus
Justas Vazalis
Kristupas Žemaitis
  France
Teddy Cheremond
Lucas Dussoulier
Elie Fedensieu
Karim Mouliom
  Argentina
Michel Divoy
Rodrigo Gerhardt
Juan Pablo Lugrin
José Vildoza
Girls' tournament
details
  United States
De'Janae Boykin
Napheesa Collier
Arike Ogunbowale
Katie Samuelson
  Netherlands
Esther Fokke
Fleur Kuijt
Janis Ndiba
Charlotte van Kleef
  Spain
Ana Calvo
Laia Flores
Helena Orts
Lucía Togores
Boys' dunk contest
details
Karim Mouliom
  France
Žiga Lah
  Slovenia
Fu Lei
  China
Girls' shoot-out contest
details
Lucía Togores
  Spain
Ela Mićunović
  Slovenia
Katie Samuelson
  United States

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Qualification System: Basketball" (PDF). FIBA. May 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 5 June 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "3x3 basketball". FIBA. 24 June 2014. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "3x3 - Pools unveiled for 3x3 event at 2014 Youth Olympic Games". FIBA. 24 June 2014. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Sport Explanatory Brochure: Basketball" (PDF). Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee. 4 March 2014. Retrieved 5 June 2014.

External linksEdit