Road to Rio 2016

In order for Gilas Pilipinas to automatically qualify for the 2016 Olympics Basketball in Rio de Janeiro, they must win the Gold Medal in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship in Changsha, China from September 23-October 3, 2015.

Road to Rio 2016

The 2nd, 3rd and 4th place teams in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship still has a chance to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics but will play in the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament (3 slots for 18 teams).

Qualified Teams for 2016 Rio Olympics Basketball
1 – Brazil (Host)
2 – USA (2014 FIBA World Cup Champion)
3 – Australia (2015 FIBA Oceania Champion)
4 – Nigeria (2015 AfroBasket Champion)
5 – Venezuela (2015 FIBA Americas Champion)
6 – Argentina (2015 FIBA Americas 2nd Place)
7 – (2015 EuroBasket Champion)
8 – (2015 EuroBasket 2nd Place)
9 – (2015 FIBA Asia Champions)
10-12 (2016 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament)





2 Responses to Road to Rio 2016

  1. cody says:

    Pwede ba mapalitan ung ibang players ng gilas case manalo sa fiba asia championship.pag sa olympics na

  2. Bert Nasayao says:

    For fairness & justice, if the currrent Gilas Pilipinas Team wins the gold in the FIBA
    Asia,it’s but very proper for the same Team to go to 2016 Rio Olympics.If they could beat the great Asian teams, there’s no reason they can’t perform competitive basketball in the Olympics.Unless, some of them back out, then that would be the chance replacement(s) be made.If this happens, the following are reliable candidates:Jordan Clarkson,Junemar Fajardo, Mo Tautuaa & Kobe Paras…

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