Basketball at the 2008 Summer Olympics


Basketball at the 2008 Summer Olympics

Infobox Basketball Olympic tourney
city = Beijing
year = 2008

size = 105px
olympics = 2008 Summer Olympics
host = China
dates = August 9–August 24
man_teams = 12
man_gold = USA
man_silver = ESP
man_bronze = ARG
women_teams = 12
women_gold = USA
women_silver = AUS
women_bronze = RUS
website = www.olympicbasketball.fiba.com/

Basketball contests at the 2008 Olympic Games were held from August 9, 2008 to August 24, 2008. Competitions were held at the Wukesong Indoor Stadium in Beijing, China. The United States claimed the gold medals in both the Men's [http://www.sportsnet.ca/olympics/2008/08/24/usa_basketball_gold/] and Women's competitions.

Medalists

Basketball - Women

Rosters

Each team is limited to twelve players on its roster.

Men

Preliminary round

Group B

The four best teams from each group advanced to the quarterfinal round.

Group A

Tournament bracket

8TeamBracket-with third | RD1=Quarterfinals
(2008-08-19)
RD2=Semifinals
(2008-08-21)
RD3=Gold medal game
(2008-08-23)
Consol=Bronze medal game

RD1-seed1=A2
RD1-team1=bkw|RUS
RD1-score1=84
RD1-seed2=B3
RD1-team2=bkw|ESP
RD1-score2=65

RD1-seed3=B1
RD1-team3=bkw|USA
RD1-score3=104
RD1-seed4=A4
RD1-team4=bkw|KOR
RD1-score4=60

RD1-seed5=B2
RD1-team5=bkw|CHN
RD1-score5=77
RD1-seed6=A3
RD1-team6=bkw|BLR
RD1-score6=62

RD1-seed7=A1
RD1-team7=bkw|AUS
RD1-score7=79
RD1-seed8=B4
RD1-team8=bkw|CZE
RD1-score8=46

RD2-seed1=A2
RD2-team1=bkw|RUS
RD2-score1=52
RD2-seed2=B1
RD2-team2=bkw|USA
RD2-score2=67

RD2-seed3=B2
RD2-team3=bkw|CHN
RD2-score3=56
RD2-seed4=A1
RD2-team4=bkw|AUS
RD2-score4=90

RD3-seed1=B1
RD3-team1=bkw|USA
RD3-score1=92
RD3-seed2=A1
RD3-team2=bkw|AUS
RD3-score2=65

RD3-seed3=A2
RD3-team3=bkw|RUS
RD3-score3=94
RD3-seed4=B2
RD3-team4=bkw|CHN
RD3-score4=81

References

External links

* [http://www.olympicbasketball.fiba.com FIBA's Complete coverage of the Olympic Basketball Tournament]
* [http://www.beijing2008.com Beijing 2008 Olympic Games]
* [http://www.fiba.com International Basketball Federation]
* [http://www.fiba.com/pages/eng/fe/08/olym/men/news/lateNews/p/newsid/24358/FE_news_lateNews_arti.html FIBA-Results of the Draw for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Basketball tournaments]
* [http://www.madrid2008.fiba.com/pages/eng/fe/08/olymqual/wom/news/lateNews/p/newsid/25793/FE_news_lateNews_arti.html Updated Women's Draw after Qualifying Tournament]


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