Basketball at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Basketball At The 1988 Summer Olympics

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Basketball at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Basketball at the 1988 Summer Olympics took place at the Jamsil Gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea. The United States won the gold medal in the women's competition, thus repeating their performance from the 1984 tournament. In the men's tournament, the Soviet Union took home their second gold medal in the team's history for this event. This was the last Olympic Basketball Tournament where the United States used only college players for their men's team.



An NOC may enter up to one men's team with 12 players and up to one women's team with 12 players. For both tournaments, automatic qualifications were granted to the host country and the winners from the previous edition. For the men's tournament, the remaining teams were decided by the corresponding continental championships, plus the second and third places from Europe and the Americas, and the runner-up from Africa. For the women's tournament, qualification was decided by a tournament held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia where the top six teams earned a spot.




Men's tournament:
  • Two groups of six teams are formed, where the top four from each group advance to the knockout stage.
  • Fifth and sixth places from each group form an additional bracket to decide 9th–12th places in the final ranking.
  • In the quarterfinals, the matchups are as follows: A1 vs. B4, A2 vs. B3, A3 vs. B2 and A4 vs. B1.
    • The four teams eliminated from the quarterfinals form an additional bracket to decide......
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