Basketball at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament

Tournament details
Host nation Brazil
Dates6–20 August 2016
Teams12 
(from 6 federations)
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Games played38
Champions United States
(8th title)
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
PointsAustralia Cambage (23.5) United States (102.1)
ReboundsBrazil Dos Santos (12.4) United States (45.5)
AssistsJapan Yoshida (8.7) United States (27.9)

The 2016 Summer Olympics women's basketball tournament in Rio de Janeiro, began on 6 August and ended on 20 August 2016.[1]

The United States won their eighth total and sixth consecutive gold medal by defeating Spain 101–72 in the final.[2][3][4] Serbia captured their first bronze medal after beating France 70–63.[5]

The medals were presented by Patrick Baumann of Switzerland, Sir Philip Craven of Great Britain, Angela Ruggiero of the United States of America, and members of the International Olympic Committee, while the gifts were presented by Horacio Muratore, Lena Wallin Kantzy, José Luis Sáez, and the President and Central Board Members of FIBA.

Competition schedule

G Group stage ¼ Quarter-finals ½ Semi-finals B Bronze medal match F Final
Sat 6 Sun 7 Mon 8 Tue 9 Wed 10 Thu 11 Fri 12 Sat 13 Sun 14 Mon 15 Tue 16 Wed 17 Thu 18 Fri 19 Sat 20
G G G G G G G G G ¼ ½ B F