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Basketball at the 2015 Pan American Games

Basketball competitions at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto were held from July 16 to 25 at the Ryerson Athletic Centre.[1][2] A total of eight men's and women's teams competed in each tournament respectively.[3]

Basketball at the XVII Pan American Games
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Basketball pictogram for the games
VenueRyerson Athletic Centre
DatesJuly 16–25, 2015
Competitors191 from 9 nations
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Competition scheduleEdit

 
The Ryerson Athletic Centre, was the venue for the basketball competitions

The following is the competition schedule for the basketball competitions:[4]


P Preliminaries ½ Semifinals B 3rd place play-off F Final
Event↓/Date → Thu 16 Fri 17 Sat 18 Sun 19 Mon 20 Tue 21 Wed 22 Thu 23 Fri 24 Sat 25
Men P P P ½ B F
Women P P P ½ B F

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Canada)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Canada*1102
2  Brazil1001
3  United States0112
4  Cuba0011
Totals (4 nations)2226

MedalistsEdit

QualificationEdit

A total of eight men's teams and eight women's team will qualify to compete at the games. The top three teams at the South American and Central American and Caribbean Championships will qualify for each respective tournament. The host nation (Canada) along with the United States automatically qualifies teams in both events. Each nation may enter one team in each tournament (12 athletes per team) for a maximum total of 24 athletes.[5]

MenEdit

Event Date Location Vacancies Qualified
Host Nation N/A N/A 1   Canada
Qualified automatically N/A N/A 1   United States
2014 South American Basketball Championship July 23–28   Isla Margarita 3   Venezuela
  Argentina
  Brazil
2014 Centrobasket August 1–7   Tepic 3   Mexico
  Puerto Rico
  Dominican Republic
Total 8

WomenEdit

Event Date Location Vacancies Qualified
Host Nation N/A N/A 1   Canada
Qualified automatically N/A N/A 1   United States
2014 Centrobasket Women July 22–26   Monterrey 3   Cuba
  Puerto Rico
  Dominican Republic
2014 South American Basketball Championship for Women August 14–18   Ambato 3   Brazil
  Argentina
  Venezuela
Total 8

Participating nationsEdit

A total of nine countries have qualified basketball teams. The numbers in parenthesis represents the number of participants entered.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ryerson Athletic Centre Named Home of Basketball at Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games". TO2015. 19 July 2014. Archived from the original on 1 November 2014. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Competition Schedule" (PDF). TO2015. 18 August 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Basketball". TO2015. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Ticket Program Guide" (PDF). TO2015. 20 April 2015. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
  5. ^ "Sport Technical Manual Basketball". TO2015. Retrieved 13 June 2015.