London Olympics Basketball 2012

London Olympics Basketball 2012 Key facts

Dates: Saturday 28 July – Sunday 5 August
Gold medals up for grabs: 5
Athletes: 172 (86 men, 86 women)
Qualification: starts on 2 May 2011 and ends 29 April 2012.

2012 London Summer Olympics Basketball Events

Two sets of medals will be awarded

  • Basketball Men (12 teams)
  • Basketball Women (12 teams)

2012 London Summer Olympics Basketball Medals

Event Nation Medals
Women's Basketball United States Gold Medal
France Silver Medal
Australia Bronze Medal
Men's Basketball United States Gold Medal
Spain Silver Medal
Russia Bronze Medal

 

London Summer Olympics Basketball 2012 Schedule

2012 London Olympics Basketball Schedule on 28 July 

  • Women's preliminaries

2012 London Olympics Basketball Schedule on 29 July

  • Men's preliminaries

2012 London Olympics Basketball Schedule on 30 July

  • Women's preliminaries

2012 London Olympics Basketball Schedule on 31 July

  • Men's preliminaries

2012 London Olympics Basketball Schedule on 1 August

  • Women's preliminaries

2012 London Olympics Basketball Schedule on 2 August

  • Men's preliminaries

2012 London Olympics Basketball Schedule on 3 August

  • Women's preliminaries

2012 London Olympics Basketball Schedule on 4 August

  • Men's preliminaries

2012 London Olympics Basketball Schedule on 5 August

  • Women's preliminaries

2012 London Olympics Basketball Schedule on 6 August

  • Men's preliminaries

2012 London Olympics Basketball Schedule on 7 August

  • Women's quarter finals

2012 London Olympics Basketball Schedule on 8 August

  • Men's quarter-finals

2012 London Olympics Basketball Schedule on 9 August

  • Women's semi-finals

2012 London Olympics Basketball Schedule on 10 August

  • Men's semi-finals

2012 London Olympics Basketball Schedule on 11 August

  • Women's bronze medal match
  • Women's gold medal match

2012 London Olympics Basketball Schedule on 12 August

  • Men's bronze medal match,
  • Men's gold medal match

2012 London Summer Olympics Basketball Qualification

Men

Competition Date Venue Berths Qualified
2010 FIBA World Championship 28 August – 12 September 2010 Turkey 1 USA
2011 FIBA Africa Championship 2011 Côte d'Ivoire 1  
2011 FIBA Asia Championship 2011 China 1  
2011 FIBA Americas Championship 25 August – 8 September 2011 Argentina 2  
2011 FIBA Europe Championship 31 August – 18 September 2011 Lithuania 2  
2011 FIBA Oceania Championship 2011 Australia
New Zealand
1  
2012 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament 2 July – 8 July 2012 TBD 4  
Total   12  

Women

Competition Date Venue Vacancies Qualified
2010 FIBA World Championship 23 September – 3 October 2010 Czech Republic 1 USA
2011 FIBA Africa Championship 2011 Mali 1  
2011 FIBA Asia Championship 2011 Japan 1  
2011 FIBA Americas Championship 2011 Colombia 1  
2011 FIBA Europe Championship 18 June – 3 July 2011 Poland 1  
2011 FIBA Oceania Championship 2011 TBD 1  
2012 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament 25 June – 1 July 2012 TBD 6  
Total   12