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Photo: FIBA Basketball

Italy played very well on both ends of the floor and rallied past the Dominican Republic in the semi-final of the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade.

The Italians were unstoppable in the second half and outscored their opponents 24-8 in the third quarter to seal the deal (79-59) and reach the Final of the Tournament.

On Sunday, Italy will face the winner of Serbia vs Puerto Rico game. The winner of the tournament will advance to the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

* and Chief Editor Yiannis Bouranis are in Belgrade to cover the action from the final stage of the tournament.

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Follow for all the action from Belgrade's Olympic Qualifying Tournament as Serbia, Italy, Domenican Republic and Puerto Rico are fighting for a place in the Tokyo Olympics.

Posted by on Saturday, July 3, 2021