31 Jan 2023
EILAT (Israel) – The city of Eilat, in Israel, will host the FIBA 3x3 World Cup Qualifier 2023 on May 6-7 in the Eilat Ice Mall.
6 men’s and 6 women’s teams will compete for the last 3 tickets to the FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2023, which will take place in Vienna, Austria, on May 30 – June 6.
The participant teams are the hosts (Israel), the best teams in the FIBA 3x3 Federation Ranking (on November 1, 2022) which are not yet qualified for the FIBA 3x3 World Cup and the Zone Cup runner-ups from the 2022 season.
The 2-day event will feature 3x3 World Cup 2016 winners Czech Republic women’s and 2-time 3x3 Asia Cup winners Australia (women). In the men’s side, the event will be highlighted by hosts Israel and Asia Cup 2022 silver medalists New Zealand.
List of participants:
Men: Hungary, Israel, New Zealand, Rwanda, Trinidad and Tobago.
Women: Australia, Colombia, Czech Republic, Israel, Madagascar and Switzerland.
The last team participating in the men’s category will be announced at a later stage.
The FIBA 3x3 World Cup Qualifier 2023 is on the road to the Paris 2024 Olympics. The winning teams (in each gender) will get a ticket to the FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2023, where the 3 medalists qualify for the Olympic Qualifying Tournament.
For more about the Olympic qualification system, check out the Olympics section on FIBA3x3.basketball.