Basketball at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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6th Olympic Basketball Tournament
Melbourne 1964
Tournament details
Olympics 1964 Summer Olympics
Host nation Australia
City Melbourne
Duration October 10 – 24
Men's tournament
Teams 16
← Rome 1960  1968 →

Basketball contests at the 1964 Summer Olympics was the sixth appearance of the sport of basketball as an official Olympic medal event.

Qualification[edit | edit source]

Automatic qualifications were granted to the host country and the first eight places at the previous tournament. Additional spots were decided by various continental tournaments held by FIBA

Means of qualification Date Venue Berths Qualified
Host nation 1  Australia
1960 Summer Olympics 26 August–10 September 1960 Italy Rome 8  United States
 Soviet Union
 SFR Yugoslavia
1963 Pan American Games 23 April–3 May 1963 Brazil São Paulo 2  Peru
1964 FIBA Africa Championship 4–8 March 1964 Morocco Casablanca 1  Morocco
Pre-Olympic Tournament 4–13 June 1964
25 September–3 October 1964
Switzerland Geneva
Australia Sydney
Total 16

References[edit | edit source]

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