BWB learn group opponents as Paralympic draw is made

The draw for the Wheelchair Basketball Paralympic groups was made today in the auditorium at the Rio 2016 headquarters. Both the GB Men and Women learned their group opponents.

The Women were drawn in Group A alongside hosts Brazil, Argentina, and world powerhouses Canada and Germany. In the Men’s draw, GB were put in Group B with Brazil, Iran, USA, Germany and Algeria.

The schedule will be prepared after the draw and will be released Monday 25th April 2016.

The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games will be held from 7-18 September 2016. Around 4,350 athletes from more than 160 countries will travel to Rio to compete in 526 medal events in 22 different sports.

Source: IWBF