Olympic Qualifying draw for both men and women made

The draw for the 2016 Olympic Qualifying tournament has been made for both men and women.

France have been drawn to play in Manila and will play New Zealand and co-hosts Philippines in their opening games.

Co-hosts Serbia have been given a kind draw as they play Angola and Puerto Rico. And the third hosts Italy will be joined by Croatia and Tunisia in their group.

Other groups in Belgrade sees Czech Republic play Latvia and Japan. Manila’s second pool features Turkey, Senegal and Canada with Turin housing Greece, Iran and Mexico.

The women’s draw sees Spain given an easy tie with Venezuela and China the opposition. France are handed a banana skin of a pool with New Zealand and Cuba and Turkey drawn against Cameroon and Argentina.

The groups are rounded off with Belarus given an relatively comfortable group where Korea and Nigeria provide the competition.