FIBA Europe announced that the draw for the Eurobasket Women 2011 will take place on Saturday December 11th 2010 in the Lodz, Poland.
The President of the Polish Basketball Federation Roman Ludwiczuk invited delegations from the national federations whose teams have qualified for the Eurobasket Women 2011 to the draw proceedings at the city’s Andels Hotel.
“This will be the fourth time that Poland plays host to the Eurobasket Women and this fact alone speaks volumes of the commitment and organising abilities of the country and the Polish federation” said FIBA Europe President Olafur Rafnsson.
FIBA Europe Secretary General Nar Zanolin added: “It will be my pleasure to attend the draw ceremony, the inaugural act of what I expect to be one of the best Eurobasket Women competitions ever, in a country that has demonstrated time and again its passion about the sport”.
Eurobasket Women 2011 will take place from 18 June to 3 July. Bydgoszcz and Katowice will host Round 1 and Round 2 while the Final Round will be contested in Lodz.
GB Standard Life Women is expected to get in better form after qualifying this summer, with hopes of making the 2012 Olympics in London.