Italy named Danilo Gallinari to 12-man Olympic team

Italy has announced its final 12-man squad to travel to Tokyo later this month

By Eurohoops team /

Italy beat Serbia in the Belgrade Olympic Qualifying Tournament final on Sunday to advance to Tokyo’s Olympics and coach Meo Sachetti has named his 12-man squad for Tokyo, which will include Atlanta Hawks star Danilo Gallinari.

The “Azzurri” will meet in Rome on July 12 and will leave for Japan on July 16. Their first game at the Olympics is scheduled for July 25 against Germany.

Here is the final 12-man selection, as announced by the Federation Tuesday:

Marco Spissu, Nicolo Mannion, Stefano Tonut, Danilo Gallinari,  Nicolò Melli, Simone Fontecchio, Amedeo Tessitori, Giampaolo Ricci, Riccardo Moraschini, Michele Vitali, Achille Polonara and Alessandro Pajola.

Photo: FIBA

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