The prestigious FIBA Basketball Planet Cup 2023 has ended, and Germany has grow to be the champion for the initially time ever. The tournament started with thirty-two teams competing for the title and the likelihood to safe a spot at the 2024 Paris Olympics.
To begin the competitors, all participating nations have been divided into eight groups of 4 teams each and every for the initially group stage. Immediately after that, the leading two teams from each and every group (AH) sophisticated to the second stage, which consisted of 4 groups of 4 teams each and every. In this stage, each and every group faced two teams from their group that they did not face in the initially group stage.
Meanwhile, the teams that completed at the bottom of the initially stage entered the placement matches to ascertain their placings from 17th to 32nd spot. When the second round arrived, the leading two teams from each and every group of the second round competed in the quarterfinals. Surprisingly, Spain was eliminated in the second round just after becoming defeated by Canada, which joined the USA in winning two locations in the Paris 2024 quota in the Americas.
In addition, Australia and South Sudan secured Olympic berths as they have been the leading-ranked teams in Oceania and Africa. Canada, on the other hand, triumphed more than Luka Dončić and Slovenia in the quarterfinals, though Latvia stunned Lithuania, who had previously shocked the USA in the final match of the second round.
Having said that, the most amazing upset occurred when Germany shocked the USA in the semi-finals, though Serbia defeated Canada and secured a spot in the final. The championship was held in Manila at the Mall of Asia Arena on September ten.
For a extensive overview of the 2023 FIBA World Cup fixtures, final results and group standings, see under.