Women Basketball Schedule at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Author: Yash


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The Tokyo 2020 Olympics has started. There is great excitement all over the planet for the Olympics. The event was pushed back due to the coronavirus pandemic that impacted the entire world. Among the numerous sports and disciplines showcased at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, one of them is Basketball. This year, there are two variants of the game being played. One is the usual game, and the other is the 3x3 variety. Both the men’s and the women’s teams will participate in these events.

 

This article will tell you the Women Basketball schedule at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics for the regular and 3x3 games. The 3x3 gold medal has already been won by the US national women’s Basketball team. Russia got the silver medal, while the bronze medal went to China. The knockout stages of the usual format are yet to be played.

 

So, let us find out about the women basketball schedule at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

 

Women Basketball Schedule and Groups

 

Women Basketball Schedule (All times U.S./Eastern)

 

Date

Time

Match

Referees

Sunday,

July 25

Finished

Group A

Spain 73 vs. South Korea 69

Ferdinand Pascual (PHI), Andreia Silva (BRA), Kingsley Ojeaburu (NGR)

Monday,

July 26

Finished

Group A

Serbia 72 vs. Canada 68

Amy Bonner (USA), Leandro Lezcano (ARG), Maj Forsberg (DEN)

 

Finished

Group B

Japan 74 vs. France 70

Maripier Malo (CAN), James Boyer (AUS), Yevgeniy Mikheyev (KAZ)

Tuesday,

July 27

Finished

Group B

United States 81 vs. Nigeria 72 

Yu Jung (TPE), Scott Beker (AUS), Gizella Györgyi (NOR)

 

Finished

Group C

Belgium 85 vs. Australia 70  

Juan Fernández (ARG), Amy Bonner (USA), Yener Yılmaz (TUR)

 

Finished

Group C

China 97 vs. Puerto Rico 55

Takaki Kato (JPN), Maj Forsberg (DEN), Samir Abaakil (MAR)

Wednesday,

July 28

Finished

Group A

Canada 74 vs. South Korea 53

Amy Bonner (USA), James Boyer (AUS), Gizella Györgyi (NOR)

Thursday,

July 29 

4.20 a.m.

Group A

Spain vs. Serbia 

Guilherme Locatelli (BRA), Ademir Zurapović (BIH), Omar Bermúdez (MEX)

 

9 p.m.

Group C

Belgium vs. Puerto Rico

 

Friday,

July 30

12:40 a.m. (USA)

Group B

United States vs. Japan, 

 
 

4:20 a.m.

Group B

France vs. Nigeria

 
 

8 a.m.

Group C

China vs. Australia 

 

Saturday,

July 31

9 p.m.

Group A

Canada vs. Spain

 

Sunday,

Aug. 1

8 a.m.

Group A

South Korea vs. Serbia 

 
 

9 p.m.

Group B

Nigeria vs. Japan

 

Monday,

Aug. 2 

12:40 a.m. (USA)

Group B

France vs. United States

 
 

4:20 a.m.

Group C

China vs. Belgium

 
 

8 a.m.

Group C

Australia vs. Puerto Rico 

 

Quarterfinals

     

Tuesday,

Aug. 3

9 p.m.

TBD vs. TBD

 

Wednesday, Aug. 4

 

TBD vs. TBD, 12:40 a.m.
TBD vs. TBD, 4:20 a.m.
TBD vs. TBD, 8 a.m.

 

Semifinals

     

Friday,

Aug. 6

12:40 a.m.

Quarterfinals 1 winner vs. Quarterfinals 2 winner, 

 
 

7 a.m.

Quarterfinals 3 winner vs. Quarterfinals 4 winner

 

Bronze Medal

     

Saturday,

Aug. 7

3 a.m.

Semifinals 1 loser vs. Semifinals 2 loser

 

Gold Medal

     

Saturday,

Aug. 7

10:30 p.m.

Semifinals 1 winner vs. Semifinals 2 winner

 

 

Groupings at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Group A

 

Pos

Team

Pld

W

L

PF

PA

PD

Pts

Qualification

1

 Canada

2

1

1

142

125

+17

3

Quarterfinals

2

 Spain

1

1

0

73

69

+4

2

Quarterfinals

3

 Serbia

1

1

0

72

68

+4

2

Possible quarterfinals based on rankings

4

 South Korea

2

0

2

122

147

−25

2

 

 

Group B

 

Pos

Team

Pld

W

L

PF

PA

PD

Pts

Qualification

1

 United States

1

1

0

81

72

+9

2

Quarterfinals

2

 Japan (H)

1

1

0

74

70

+4

2

Quarterfinals

3

 France

1

0

1

70

74

−4

1

Possible quarterfinals based on ranking

4

 Nigeria

1

0

1

72

81

−9

1



 

Group C

 

Pos

Team

Pld

W

L

PF

PA

PD

Pts

Qualification

1

 China

1

1

0

97

55

+42

2

Quarterfinals

2

 Belgium

1

1

0

85

70

+15

2

Quarterfinals

3

 Australia

1

0

1

70

85

−15

1

Possible quarterfinal based on ranking

4

 Puerto Rico

1

0

1

55

97

−42

1



 

Third-placed teams ranking

 

Pos

Grp

Team

Pld

W

L

PF

PA

PD

Pts

Qualification

1

B

 France

1

0

1

70

74

−4

1

Quarterfinals

2

A

 South Korea

1

0

1

69

73

−4

1

Quarterfinals

3

C

 Australia

1

0

1

70

85

−15

1

 

 

3x3 Women Basketball Schedule and Standings

 

1. 3x3 Women Basketball Schedule (All times U.S./Eastern)

 

Date

Time

Match

Friday,

July 23

9:15 p.m.

Russia 21 vs. Japan 18

 

9:40 p.m.

China 21 vs. Romania 10

Saturday,

July 24

1 a.m.

Russia 19 vs. China 9

 

1:25 a.m.

Romania 8 vs. Japan 20

 

4:30 a.m.

Italy 15 vs. Mongolia 14

 

4.55 a.m.

United States 17 vs. France 10

 

8 a.m.

Mongolia 9 vs United States 21

 

8.25 a.m.

France 19 vs. Italy 16

 

9.15 p.m.

Japan 19 vs. Mongolia 10

 

9.40 p.m.

Romania 14 vs. Italy 22

Sunday, July 25

1 a.m.

Mongolia 5 vs. Russia 21

 

1.25 a.m.

China 22 vs. Italy 13

 

4.30 a.m.

Romania 11 vs United States 22

 

4.55 a.m.

Japan 19 vs. France 15

 

8 a.m.

China 20 vs. France 13

 

8.25 a.m.

Russia 16 vs United States 20

 

9.15 p.m.

Japan 12 vs. China 15

 

9.40 p.m.

Mongolia 14 vs. Romania 22

Monday, July 26

1 a.m.

Romania 12 vs. Russia 21

 

1.25 a.m.

Italy 10 vs. Japan 22

 

4.30 a.m.

France 22 vs. Mongolia 18

 

4.55 a.m.

Italy 13 vs United States 17

 

8 a.m.

United States 21 vs. China 19

 

8.25 a.m.

France 17 vs. Russia 14

Tuesday, July 27

12.30 a.m.

United States 18 vs. Japan 20

 

12.55 a.m.

China 21 vs. Mongolia 9

 

4 a.m.

France 22 vs. Romania 12

 

4.25 a.m.

Russia 17 vs. Italy 9

Quarterfinals

   
 

7.30 a.m.

China 19 vs. Italy 13

 

8.50 a.m.

Japan 14 vs. France 16

Semifinals

   

Wednesday, July 28

4 a.m.

United States 18 vs. France 16

 

5.10 a.m.

Russia 21 vs. China 14

Bronze Medal

7.45 a.m.

France 14 vs. China 16

Gold Medal

8.55 a.m.

United States 18 vs. Russia 15

 

2. Qualified teams for 3x3 Women Basketball in Tokyo 2020 Olympics

 

Means of Qualification

Date

Venue

Berth(s)

Qualifier(s)

OQT hosts

1

 Austria

2019 FIBA 3x3 World Cup

23 June 2019

 Amsterdam

2

 Hungary
 France

FIBA 3x3 World Ranking

1 November 2019

 Utsunomiya

17

 United States
 Germany
 Uruguay
 Indonesia
 Iran
 Japan
 Thailand
 Australia
 Netherlands
 Estonia
 Belarus
 Sri Lanka
 Italy
 Chinese Taipei
 Spain
  Switzerland
 Ukraine

Total

 

20



 

Final standings for 3x3 Women Basketball at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

 

#

Team

Pld

W

L

PF

PA

PD

1st

 United States

6

6

0

127

64

+63

2nd

 France

6

5

1

109

79

+30

3rd

 Japan

7

6

1

138

88

+40

4th

 Spain

7

4

3

123

112

+11

Eliminated at the quarterfinals

5th

 Hungary

5

4

1

98

61

+37

6th

 Australia

5

3

2

86

54

+32

7th

  Switzerland

5

3

2

84

70

+14

8th

 Belarus

5

2

3

78

75

+3

Eliminated at the preliminary round

9th

 Austria

4

3

1

69

66

+3

10th

 Germany

4

2

2

67

63

+4

11th

 Ukraine

4

2

2

67

49

+18

12th

 Netherlands

4

2

2

65

54

+11

13th

 Estonia

4

2

2

65

62

+3

14th

 Italy

4

1

3

69

77

−8

15th

 Indonesia

4

1

3

44

76

−32

16th

 Thailand

4

1

3

39

84

−45

17th

 Chinese Taipei

4

0

4

50

85

−35

18th

 Uruguay

4

0

4

41

85

−44

19th

 Iran

4

0

4

33

82

−49

20th

 Sri Lanka

4

0

4

22

88

−66

 

Conclusion

According to the women basketball schedule for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the 3x3 variant has already reached its conclusion. The women’s team of the United States of America won the gold medal. They defeated Russia in the final, who obtained the silver medal. China won the bronze medal by overcoming France in the bronze medal play-offs. Meanwhile, the Women Basketball schedule shows that Canada, Spain, United States, Japan, China, Belgium, France & South Korea are the most likely to qualify for the quarterfinals and become the likely victor.

Whatever the outcome, spectators are sure to enjoy a great tournament at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

 


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