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Basketball at the Olympics
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Basketball at the Olympic Games
Facts about Basketball in the Olympics
Basketball in the Olympic Games width=  Olympics Basketball has been part of the olympic program 22 times.
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After the Rio Olympics a total of 42 medal sets have been awarded in Olympic Basketball. Go here for an all-time list of Medalists in Basketball.

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There has been 4 different Events in Olympic Basketball.

Medal table for Basketball in the Olympics
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. USA 232 3 28
2. URS 44 4 12
3. YUG 15 2 8
4. ARG 10 1 2
5. EUN 10 0 1
Complete Olympic Basketball Medalstanding
Basketball in the Olympic Programme
Olympic Games Venue Number of Events
Women Men
Berlin 1936 Tennisplätze, Reichssportfeld 0 1
London 1948 Harringay Arena 0 1
Helsinki 1952 Tennispalast 0 1
Melbourne 1956 Exhibition Building 0 1
Rome 1960 Palazetto dello Sport 0 1
Tokyo 1964 National Gymnasium Annex 0 1
Mexico City 1968 Juan Escutia Sports Palace 0 1
Munich 1972 Basketballhalle 0 1
Montreal 1976 Montreal Forum 1 1
Moscow 1980 Olympiysky Indoor Stadium 1 1
Los Angeles 1984 The Forum 1 1
Seoul 1988 Chamsil Gymnasium 1 1
Barcelona 1992 Palau d'Esports de Badalona 1 1
Atlanta 1996 Georgia Dome 1 1
Sydney 2000 Sydney SuperDome, Olympic Park 1 1
Athens 2004 Olympic Indoor Hall 1 1
Beijing 2008 Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium 1 1
London 2012 Basketball Arena, Olympic Park 1 1
Rio 2016 Olympic Hall 1, Olympic Park 1 1
Tokyo 2020 Saitama Super Arena 2 2
Paris 2024 Paris Arena I 2 2
Los Angeles 2028 Staples Center 2 2
International Basketball Federation
The Olympic competitions in Basketball is organised by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) in cooperation with the host city of the specific games. Follow the link for more information about world championships, the international organisation, general history of Basketball etc.
These Basketball facts about Basketball in the olympics is based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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