U.S. draws Belgium, Russia in FIBA Women's World Cup qualifiers
The games will effectively serve as exhibitions for the U.S., as the team has already qualified for next fall's World Cup because they are the reigning Olympic champions. Host nation Australia has qualified as well. The 14 other participating teams will vie for the 10 remaining spots.
The qualifying tournaments will run Feb. 10-13 at three host sites. Washington and Osaka will each host one group, while Belgrade will host two groups simultaneously.
* - Indicates a team has already qualified for the World Cup.
Group A (Belgrade A)
Group B (Belgrade B)
Group C (Osaka)
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Group D (Washington)
The 2022 FIBA Women's World Cup will take place in Sydney in September and October.