EuroBasket Women 2021

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The 2021 European Women Basketball Championship, commonly called EuroBasket Women 2021 will be the 38th edition of the continental tournament in women's basketball, sanctioned by the FIBA Europe. It will be co-hosted by France and Spain between 17 and 27 June 2021.[1] It will be the third time to be hosted by multiple countries. The tournament also serves as part of European qualification for the 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup, with the top six nations advancing to the qualifying tournaments. The final were planned to be held at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris but moved to the Pavelló Municipal Font de San Lluís, in Valencia.[2]

EuroBasket 2021 Women
38th FIBA European Women's
Basketball Championship
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Tournament details
Host nations France
 Spain
Dates17−27 June
Teams16
Venues3 
(in 3 host cities)
Official website
2019
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Spain is the defending champion.

Host selectionEdit

FIBA Europe announced on 18 April 2019 that four national federations have applied two bids to organize FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2021:[3]

France and Spain were selected as co-hosts on 15 July 2019 at the Central Board in Munich, Germany.

Not in the final shortlist:

QualificationEdit

Qualified teamsEdit

Country Qualified as Date of qualification Last appearance Best placement in tournament WR
  France Host nation 15 July 2019 2019 Champions (2001, 2009) 4th
  Spain Host nation 15 July 2019 2019 Champions (1993, 2013, 2017, 2019) 2nd

VenuesEdit

The Palais des Sports de Gerland in Lyon was supposed to host games as well as the AccorHotels Arena in Paris who was planned to be the final host. This was changed on 11 May 2020 and a city yet to be named will host two preliminary round groups as well as the Pavelló Municipal Font de San Lluís in Valencia, who will also host the final phase.[2]

  TBD   Valencia
TBD Pavelló Municipal Font de San Lluís
Capacity: 9,000
 

MarketingEdit

The official logo was unveiled on 28 January 2020. The visual identity focuses on the outlines of some of the most iconic basketball moves where the shapes come together to form the logo and its elements in the shape of the trophy and the year 2021. The logo was designed by the Lisbon-based agency VMLY&R Branding.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Calendar". FIBA. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b "FIBA Europe Board approves switch to Valencia as FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2021 Final Phase host". FIBA. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
  3. ^ "Four federations candidate to host FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2021". www.fiba.basketball. FIBA. 18 April 2019.
  4. ^ "FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2021 logo launched".

External linksEdit