Newcastle Olympians Katie Ebzery and Leilani Mitchell retained their positions in the Australian women's basketball team when the Opals squad was named on Friday.
Ebzery and Mitchell, who both wore the green and gold in Rio in 2016, were two of 12 players selected for next month's FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in France.
The world No.2 Opals meet the hosts on February 7, Puerto Rico on February 9 and Brazil on February 10.
A top three spot in the pool books a spot at this year's Games in Tokyo.
"With the final pre-Olympic qualifications in February we have chosen a well-balanced, versatile and tough group that is, most importantly, filled with players who are in good form," Opals coach Sandy Brondello said.
"This will be vital with the limited preparation that we will have leading into these important games.
"We are confident of achieving our goal of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics and look forward to continued improvement with the more time we have together."
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