Three national teams are now headed to the London 2012 Olympic Games as a result of the FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament that wrapped up this past weekend in Venezuela. The mens basketball tournament consisted of 12 national teams that competed from July 2-8 to earn a place in the 2012 Olympics basketball tournament. The tournament was held in Caracas, Venezuela at the indoor sports arena, Poliedro de Caracas.
Robbins provided three All-Star Plus portable flooring systems for the basketball tournament which included the competition sports floor, plus two practice floors.
The qualifying teams headed to the Olympics include; Lithuania, Russia, and the 1st time Olympic participant, Nigeria. Robbins has had a long standing relationship with FIBA and has provided sports floors for various FIBA sponsored events. Robbins is one of the largest suppliers for international tournament games including the Euroleague Finals, Asian Games, FIBA Americas Tournament, and many more.
Opening ceremonies for the 2012 London Olympics will take place on July 27th. To learn more about the Olympic games go to, london2012.com , or to learn more about the All-Star portable floors, visit the Portable Floors webpage at http://www.robbinsfloor.com/products/portable-floors-2/.
Robbins, Inc. is the premier supplier of high performance maple and synthetic sports flooring systems to the arena, education, religious and fitness markets. In more than 65 nations around the world athletes compete and practice on millions of square meters of Robbins’ Sport Surfaces. Professional and amateur alike know that when they play on a high performance Robbins’ system they’ll be able to play at peak levels, safely and comfortably.
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