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FIBA Americas - The 2011 FIBA Americas Championship for Women's Draw takes place in Neiva, Colombia
5/5/2011


Neiva, Colombia (FIBA Americas Championship for Women) - FIBA Americas, alongside the Colombian Basketball Federation and the Government of Huila, held the Draw of the 2011 FIBA Americas Championship for Women, which took place at the "Auditorio Rodrigo Lara Bonilla de la Asamblea Departamental del Huila".

 

In attendance was FIBA Americas' Secretary General, Mr. Alberto Garcia, who thanked and congratulated the Colombian Basketball Federation and the Government of Huila for hosting the above-mentioned competition.  Also in attendance were the Governor of Huila, Mr. Jorge Luis Sánchez, and the President of the Colombian basketball Federation, Mr. Jairo Romero, alongside representatives from both the local government and the organizing committee.

 

The tournament will be held from September 24th to October 1st, at the "Coliseo Alvaro Sanchez Silva" of Neiva, Colombia. Ten countries will try to get one spot at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.  The teams that finished from second to fourth place will gain the right to play at the FIBA Olympic Qualifier Tournament. 

 

Here are the Draw's results and the complete Competition Schedule:

 

Groups:

 

Group A: Chile, Cuba, Argentina, Puerto Rico, Colombia
Group B:  Jamaica, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Paraguay

 

Competition schedule:

 24 September: Day 1

Group A Chile vs. Colombia   

Group A Puerto Rico vs. Cuba

Group B Brazil vs. Paraguay

Group B Mexico vs. Canada

Bye:   Argentina / Jamaica

        

25 September: Day 2

Group A Argentina vs. Chile   

Group A Colombia vs. Puerto Rico

Group B Jamaica vs. Mexico 

Group B Canada vs. Brazil

Bye:   Cuba / Paraguay

        

26 September: Day 3

Group A Cuba vs. Colombia   

Group A Puerto Rico vs. Argentina

Group B Paraguay vs. Canada 

Group B Brazil vs. Jamaica

Bye:   Chile / Mexico

 

27 September: Day 4

Group A Chile vs. Puerto Rico   

Group A Argentina vs. Cuba

Group B Jamaica vs. Paraguay 

Group B Mexico vs. Brazil

Bye:   Colombia / Canada

 

28 September: Day 5

Group A Colombia vs. Argentina   

Group A Cuba vs. Chile

Group B Canada vs. Jamaica 

Group B Paraguay vs. Mexico

Bye:   Puerto Rico / Brazil

 

29 September: Day Off-Day 6

 

30 September: Day 7 Ð Semi Finals

Winner Group A vs. Second Group B

Winner Group B vs. Second Group A

 

1 October: Day 8 - Finals

Loser Semi Final 1 vs. Loser Semi Final 2

Winner Semi Final 1 vs. Winner Semi Final 2

 

*Game times and order will be announced soon.

For more information go to www.fibaamericas.com

 

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