EuroBasket 2011 !!!

     

 

The European Basketball Championship of 2011, universally referred to as EuroBasket 2011, will be the 37th regional championship held by FIBA Europe. The competition will be hosted by Lithuania. This will be the second time Lithuania has hosted Eurobasket, and the first since the restoration of its independence in 1990. Lithuania originally hosted the 1939 European Basketball Championship. The top two teams are guaranteed spots at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

The group matches are set to be played in four arenas, namely Alytus Arena, Šiauliai Arena, Cido Arena in Panevėžys and an arena in Klaipėda. The qualifying matches are to be played at the Siemens Arena in the capital Vilnius and the playoffs at the new Žalgiris Arena in Kaunas.