DRAWS ANNOUNCED FOR RIO 2016

DRAWS ANNOUNCED FOR RIO 2016

At the official draw in Switzerland conducted by FIBA early Saturday morning AEDT, the shape of the tournament became clear as the men's and women's pools were selected.

The Australian Boomers were drawn into Group A alongside the USA, Venezuela, China and two qualifying teams yet to be decided.

This will mean the Boomers will face the USA on August 10, China on August 12 and Venezuela on August 14 with games on August 6 and August 8 to be decided at a later date.

The Opals have also been drawn into Group A in the women's tournament, pitting them against Japan, Brazil and three unknown qualifiers in the pool stage.

Their current schedule sees them play Brazil on August 6 and Japan on August 11 while their other three matches will be played on either August 7 or 8 and then August 9 and August 13.

The current pools and schedule can be found on the FIBA website here while you can relive the selection process via FIBA's YouTube channel below.

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