FIBA 3×3 Universality Olympic qualifiers: Dutch men and Australian women secure Paris 2024 quota

The Dutch men and Australian women received two of the last remaining quotas for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 They won their respective finals FIBA 3×3 Universality Olympic Qualifier 2 In Utsunomiya, Japan.

The Netherlands will now join the United States, Serbia, China and Latvia as confirmed countries for Paris 2024 men. 3×3 basketball Competition. The team produced a measured performance as they beat former World Cup silver medalists Lithuania 19-15 in the final.

Arvin Butcher And John Driesen Produced goods for the Dutch and contributed six points each to their score. Worthy de JongHe was named tournament MVP with 42 points and scored four points in the finals.

The sides were neck and neck in the opening moments of the match as they found their rhythm and opened up enough of a lead to win.

In the women’s competition, Australia narrowly beat Canada 19-16 to secure their Paris 2024 quota. USA, France, China and Azerbaijan have already qualified.

Allie Wilson And Marena Wilson The Australians had eight points each to lead their team ahead of the Canadians. It was a one-point game until the bitter end before two Wilson free throws sealed the win.

of Australia Annelie Male Named MVP in Japan

***As National Olympic Committees have exclusive authority over the representation of their respective countries at the Olympic Games, athletes’ participation in the Paris Games will depend on their NOC to represent their representatives at Paris 2024.

Click here See the official qualifying system for each sport.

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