Wheelchair Basketball Canada, May 13, 2021
Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee – Scott Grant
The International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) announced competition schedules for the Tokyo Paralympics through its official draw.
Canada’s Senior Men’s National Team will play in Group A with Korea, Spain, Turkey, Colombia and host Japan. The United States, Great Britain, Australia, Algeria, Germany and Iran are in Group B.
The women’s Senior National Team was also slotted into Group A with Australia, Great Britain, Germany and Japan. The United States, Algeria, the Netherlands, China and Spain are in Group B.
Saskatchewan Paralympic hopefuls Erica Gavel and Nik Goncin will await official word on Canada’s roster compliment for the Games August 24 to September 5. Both Gavel and Goncin helped Canada secure spots at the Paralympics with gold and silver medal finishes at the Parapan American Games in 2019.
The competition schedule will be announced at a later date.
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