2006 FIBA World Championship For Women - Competing Nations

Competing Nations

Group A Group B Group C Group D
Brazil Australia United States Czech Republic
Spain Lithuania Russia France
Korea Canada China Cuba
Argentina Senegal Nigeria Chinese Taipei

Except Brazil, which automatically qualified as the host, and the United States, which automatically qualified as the reigning Olympic champion, the 14 remaining countries qualified through their continents’ qualifying tournaments:

  • FIBA Europe - Spain, France, Lithuania, Czech Republic (European Champion), Russia
  • FIBA Americas - Brazil (host), United States (Olympic Champion), Canada, Argentina, Cuba
  • FIBA Africa - Nigeria, Senegal
  • FIBA Asia - P.R. of China, Chinese Taipei (or Taiwan or Republic of China), Korea
  • FIBA Oceania - Australia (Oceanian Champion)

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