Today Maureen Orchard, President of IWBF released the names of the International Technical Officials who will be present at the upcoming Women’s 2014 Wheelchair Basketball World Championships which will be held in Toronto, Canada June 20 - 28 and the Men’s 2014 Wheelchair Basketball World Championship which will take place one week later in Incheon, Korea July 5 -14.
The 2014 Wheelchair Basketball Championships
The teams are all set to begin play in only a few short months. To stay up-to-date on the event preparations and the events as they happen we have compiled this list of event information.
IWBF has become aware of the need to identify and recruit young referees to fill the gap that will occur as older referees retire in the next 5 years.
Who is it For?
Maureen Orchard, President of IWBF was present in Korea Friday March 21 to oversee the draw for the Groups for the 2014 Men's World Championship.
She was joined at the draw by Ulf Mehrens, Vice President IWBF, who accompanied her as she visited Songlim Gymnasium, the site of the second venue that will be used for the Championship.
Maureen Orchard, President & Secretary General of the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation today announced that the 2014 Men’s Wheelchair Basketball World Championship will now take place in Incheon, South Korea from July 3 – 15.
The draw for the groups at the 2014 Women's Wheelchair Basketball World Championships in Toronto Canada have been completed.
2014 Women's World Championships Groups are:
Group A: Netherlands, France, United States, Peru, Australia, Mexico
Group B: Germany, Great Britain, Canada, China, Japan, Brazil
For more information visit the tournament website http://2014wheelchairbasketball.com/
IWBF President Maureen Orchard say she is looking forward to some excellent matches as old rivals renew their competition and new competitors emerge to challenge for top spots. She expects a close and well played tournament from all.
GOLD - Germany
SILVER - Sweden
BRONZE - Australia
All Star team
#5 CAN 1.0 Vincent Dallaire
#4 GER 2.5 Jens Albrecht
#8 SWE 3.0 Joakim Lindblom
#12 IRI 4.5 Moreteza Ebrahimi
#9 GBR 2.5 Harrison Brown
#4 CAN 4.5 Nikola Goncin