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Women’s World Olympic Qualification Tournament: all 12 Olympic teams finalized after Kazakhstan get last ticket
 
Tokyo, Japan, May 25, 2008 – The Women’s World Olympic Qualification Tournament concluded in Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium here on Sunday after Kazakhstan clinched the last of the four tickets available at the tournament, with all 12 teams to participate in the Beijing Olympic Games now finally determined. The 12 teams, who booked their Olympic berths either through the 2007 World Cup or the Continental Qualification Tournaments except host China, are China (host country), Italy (first place World Cup), Brazil (second place World Cup), USA (third place World Cup), Algeria (Africa), Kazakhstan (Asia), Russia (Europe), Cuba (NORCECA), Venezuela (South America), Poland (first place WOQT), Serbia (second place WOQT) and Japan (third place WOQT). They are going to compete from August 9 to 23, 2008, in Beijing.

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