Spain, Latvia, Greece, and Puerto Rico have emerged as front-runners to host the highly anticipated 2024 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments, a crucial step leading up to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, reports Donatas Urbonas of BasketNews.

The upcoming tournaments are pivotal, with 24 teams vying for the last four berths at the Olympics. A combination of pre-qualifying tournaments and performance at the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup determined the 19 teams alongside five pre-qualified nations.

The teams qualified for the 2024 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments include Egypt, Puerto Rico, New Zealand, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Italy, Spain, Montenegro, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Greece, Georgia, Finland, Lebanon, Philippines, Mexico, Angola, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Bahamas, Bahrain, Poland, and Croatia.