Ph to host Olympic Basketball Qualifying Tournament

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The Philippines will be one of the host countries for the Olympic Basketball Qualifying Tournaments (OQT) for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

FIBA Qualifying Tournaments 2016
FIBA Qualifying Tournaments 2016 [via FIBA]

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) announced the Philippines, together with Italy and Serbia, will host the six-team events of the FIBA Olympic Qualifiers with the winner qualifying for a spot in the 2016 Rio Olympics. France will host the 12-team FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament (WOQT), where the top five teams in the event will secure places at Rio 2016.

The Manila qualifiers will be conducted on July 4-10.

The teams that will compete in the three OQTs taking place in the cities of Turin (Italy), Manila (Philippines