Basketball em postponed until 2022

Basketball em postponed until 2022

This was announced by the world federation fiba after a decision of its executive committee. The european championships are to be held between 1 and 19 june. And 18. September rise. So far, the continental tournament of 2. To 19. Planned for september 2021. A preliminary round of the european championship is planned to be held in poland, and the other host countries in the group stage are georgia, italy and the czech republic.

Germany remains host, confirms ingo weiss, president of the german basketball association to the german press agency. "It is the right decision of fiba to postpone the european championships to 2022, because the calendar in 2021 is very, very full," said weiss, who is also treasurer of the world federation. "From our point of view, this is a much better date, because we are one year before the world championship and will certainly see the strongest teams there."After the fiba’s decision, the host countries now have to talk to the cities and hall operators.

The postponement had become necessary because the international olympic committee postponed the summer games in tokyo by a year to the period from 23. July to 8. August 2021 had moved. This will also change the dates for the qualifying tournaments for basketball players: these will now be held from 22. June to 4. July 2021, the exact date is still open. Originally, the team of national coach henrik rodl was to play in split at the end of june this year for the last chance to win the tokyo ticket.



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