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FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022 Qualifying Tournament Draw set for Tuesday

MIES, Switzerland (November 22, 2021) - Canada has been placed in Pot 1 ahead of the draw for the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022 Qualifying Tournaments on November 23.

The draw will take place at 11:30 CET in Geneva (Switzerland), with the results determining which four-team World Cup Qualifying Tournament each of the 16 teams will compete at.

Here is an explanation of the Draw Principles.

Viewers can tune into a live stream of the draw on the FIBA YouTube channel.

Teams competing in the qualifying tournament will be Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Japan, Korea, Mali, Nigeria, Puerto Rico, Russia, Serbia, USA.

Three teams from each tournament will advance to the Women's World Cup in Sydney. FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022 host, Australia, and Olympic champions, USA, receive automatic qualification for the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022.

The qualifying tournaments will take place in Belgrade (Serbia), Osaka (Japan) and Washington, D.C. (USA). Belgrade will host two qualifying tournaments, while Osaka and Washington, D.C. will each stage one event.

The qualification tournament will take place from February 10 to 13, while the 12-team flagship event will tip-off on September 22 and conclude on October 1.