Largest Ever Area for IWBF Girls’s U25 World Championship – IWBF

The 2023 IWBF Girls’s U25 Wheelchair Basketball World Championship is about to be the most important but.

The Championship, which is the head competitors for junior girls’s wheelchair basketball, will happen within the metropolis of Bangkok, Thailand between the 3 October – 9 October 2023 that includes 10 girls’s groups from internationally.

Ten groups is a 20% enhance on the variety of groups who’ve beforehand competed within the Championship and contains illustration from all zones.

The groups who’ve been awarded a spot to compete based mostly on rankings are:

  • Africa: South Africa
  • Americas: USA, Canada
  • Asia Oceania: Australia, China, Japan, Thailand*
  • Europe: Germany, Spain, Nice Britain

IWBF President, Ulf Mehrens, stated:

“The 2023 Girls’s U25 World Championship would be the fourth of its type and for it to be the most important could be very encouraging particularly provided that COVID pandemic impacted plenty of the wheelchair basketball programmes internationally.

“Our focus is to supply a transparent pathway to help the event of ladies taking part in our sport which incorporates an elite junior platform to supply aggressive alternatives. To see the expansion of the ladies’s sport throughout our Zones is de facto inspiring.”

The Sport Affiliation for Wheelchair Basketball Thai (SAWBT) will host the occasion in Bangkok, Thailand. SAWBT have a profitable monitor document of internet hosting worldwide competitions which embody the final U25 World Championship in Suphanburi, the 2021 U23 World Championship in Phuket final yr, and several other Asia Oceania Championships.

Going down each 4 years, this would be the fourth version of the U25 World Championship with the USA the reigning champions from 2019.