As thhe countdown to the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games intensifies, the last four men’s wheelchair basketball teams secured their spots following the successful conclusion of the inaugural 2024 IWBF Men’s Repechage tournament.

The Netherlands, Germany, Canada, and host nation France cemented their places after four days of intense battles at the Azur Arena Antibes. They join the USA, Great Britain, Spain, and Australia, who secured their berths through their respective Zonal Championships.

The complete lineup for the 2024 Men’s Paralympic Wheelchair Basketball Tournament is as follows:

  • USA
  • Great Britain
  • Spain
  • Australia
  • France
  • Netherlands
  • Germany
  • Canada

IWBF Secretary General, Norbert Kucera, praised the remarkable competitiveness of the tournament, stating:

“The 2024 IWBF Men’s Repechage has been a true testament to the incredible talent and level of competitiveness of the teams. The intensity of the competition was unparalleled, with each team demonstrating their determination for a place in the prestigious Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. Congratulations to all the qualifying teams and good luck in Paris.   And to those whose journey finished here, know that your contributions have made this tournament unforgettable.”

The qualification of these eight teams sets the stage for an exhilarating wheelchair basketball competition at the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. The Wheelchair Basketball Tournament for Paris 2024 is scheduled to take place from 28 August to 8 September

Next up is the qualification for the 2024 IWBF Women’s Repechage Tournament starting on 17 April in Osaka, Japan, where the lineup for Paris will be completed.