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"Today we have witnessed the most
important announcement for the development of Georgian sport, today the
International Basketball Association board of directors, have announced that
Georgia will indeed host the group matches for the European 2021 Basketball
Championship.” – Stated Mikheil Batiashvili today, at the special briefing.
On July 15, the International Basketball
Association Board meeting in Munich revealed the names of the countries that
will host the 2021 European Championships. Georgia has received the support of
its board members and will host one of the European Team Matches in 2021. In
total, 7 countries competed for the European Championship: Germany, Italy,
Slovenia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Estonia and Georgia. The right to host the
European Championship group stage have been bestowed to: Georgia, Germany,
Italy and the Czech Republic. After the group stage, Germany will host the
“This is the greatest victory of Georgian
basketball and our country, as it proves once again that we are full members of
the European family!
It will be the 5th consecutive European
Championship for the Georgian national team. It is noteworthy that Georgia, as
host, will not have qualifying matches this time and will play host to the
Many factors have led Georgia to host the
European Basketball Group Stage 2021:
Georgia played four European Championships
in a row.
Basketball is a traditional sport in
Georgia and is very popular among its citizens. During the matches of the
Georgian national team, the Palace of Sports is full and the number of times are
fixed by FIBA - during the
matches of one of the qualifying stages of the European and World Championship,
a highest attendance was recorded.
The fact that the Basketball Federation is
supported by the Government of Georgia; The Ministry of Education, Science,
Culture and Sport, and absolutely all the agencies that will have to be
involved in organizing European Championships in various forms.
We assured the organizers that a new
multifunctional sports ground will be built for the 2021 Basketball
Championship in Tbilisi, on the territory of the new Digomi Sports Complex,
which will fully meet the international standards and requirements of the
International Basketball Federation.
The full support of the Government of
Georgia isevident in this endeavor, as stated in the issue by the Prime
Minister of Georgia - Mamuka Bakhtadze.