2018-12-31 00:11:38 Source: Beijing News
Yi Jianlian Abu Dhabi
2018 is about to happen, and 2019 will arrive soon. For Chinese sports, the most important event of the new year is the Basketball World Cup held at the door, this is the first time that it has celebrated the event in China. It is also the first time that FIBA has expanded the World Cup to 32 teams. The eyes will focus on China.
On March 16, 2019, the Basketball World Cup draw ceremony will be held in Shenzhen from August 31 to September 15, the 16-day Basketball World Cup will be held in Beijing, Guangzhou, Nanjing, Shanghai, Wuhan, Shenzhen, Foshan and Dongguan. The city is fully operational.
● Year of the year
Results of the World Cup linked to the Olympic seats
The predecessor of the World Cup in basketball is the world basketball championship. This event is the first global basketball event. Almost 70 years have passed since 1950. In 2012, FIBA announced that the World Basketball Championship's Men's Basketball Championship officially changed its name to the Basketball World Cup. In 2014 the first Basketball World Cup was held in Spain, but the event scale and the competition system were not different from the world championships.
As of 2019, FIBA will extend the scale of the event to 32 teams for the first time and will implement the new system. In 2019, it will be considered the first year of the World Cup in basketball. Since the previous World Championships are not very attractive to superstars, many strong teams will be choosing to send young players to the Olympics. FIBA has also deliberately linked the Basketball World Cup to the Olympic Games. The results of the 2019 Basketball World Cup will directly determine the seats of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
In the 2019 Basketball World Cup, seven teams will benefit directly from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, and the remaining four places will take place through the classification. These 7 teams must be the best teams classified in all continents of the World Cup, for example, if the Chinese male basketball team wants to advance directly to the Olympic Games in Tokyo, the score must be ranked first among all Asian teams.
The top 32 has produced 18 seats.
To select the 32 teams that participate in the World Cup more scientifically and fairly, the 2019 Football World Cup qualifiers are split into six window periods: in November 2017, in February 2018, in June from 2018 to September 2018. In November 2018 and February 2019, two pre-selections were held in each period of the window.
The seats of the 2019 World Cup are for the host of China, 7 Asia-Pacific teams, 5 African teams, 7 American teams and 12 European teams. In the five games that have finished, including the Chinese team, 18 teams have already won the seats in advance.
Among them, Australia, South Korea and New Zealand successfully overtaken the region of Asia and the Pacific, Argentina, Canada, the United States and Venezuela ahead of the Americas, as a strong traditional team in the region Africa, Angola, Nigeria and Tunisia won seats, teams from France, Germany, Greece, Lithuania, Spain and Turkey also advanced.
The 6th window of the qualifiers of the 2019 Basketball World Cup will be held from February 18 to 26 and 26 teams will compete for the remaining 14 places. On February 26, the first 32 will be placed.