Belgium and Italy secured the final places at the Tokyo 2020 3x3 basketball tournament after winning the Universality Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Debrecen.
In the men’s competition Belgium, the fifth seeds, beat Hungary, the third seeds 21-14 in the final to secure their Olympic place.
Belgium had earlier edged past second seeds Mongolia at the semi-final stage 16-15 while Hungary overcame top seeds Slovenia 19-16.
As a result of not topping their pools, the top two seeds had to negotiate an extra round with Mongolia beating Ukraine 19-17 and Slovenia overcoming Romania 21-12 in the two quarter-final games.
Belgium join Japan, China, ROC, Serbia, Poland, The Netherlands and Latvia in the men’s 3x3 basketball line-up for Tokyo 2020.
In the women’s draw, top seeds Italy secured their Tokyo 2020 berths by the narrowest of margins edging out third seeds Hungary 13-12.
Italy had earlier beaten second seeds The Netherlands 16-11 while Hungary had overcome fifth seeds Chinese Taipei 21-9.
In the two quarter-final matches earlier in the day The Netherlands defeated Iran 20-10 while Chinese Taipei overcame Estonia 21-17.
Italy join ROC, China, Romania, Mongolia, the United States, France and Japan in the women’s 3x3 basketball line-up for Tokyo 2020.
The 3x3 basketball competition at Tokyo 2020 is set to take place at Aomi Urban Sports Park from July 24 to 28.