As the excitement continues to mount for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games, the women’s wheelchair basketball field is now complete following the conclusion of the 2024 IWBF Women’s Repechage at the Asue Arena in Osaka, Japan. The tournament, held from 17 April to 20 April, showcased intense competition as teams vied for their chance to compete on the world stage.

Japan, Canada, Germany, and Spain emerged as the four triumphant teams, securing their spots in the prestigious Paralympic Games.

They will join already qualified Netherlands, Great Britain, USA, and China, who earned their places through their respective zonal competitions. Together, these eight teams represent the pinnacle of women’s wheelchair basketball talent, ready to showcase their skills on the global stage.

IWBF President, Ulf Mehrens, commended the outstanding play exhibited throughout the IWBF Women’s Repechage Tournament, expressing:

“The 2024 IWBF Women’s Repechage has showcased the extraordinary talent and fierce competitiveness of our teams. The level of dedication and passion on display was unparalleled, with each team demonstrating their unwavering commitment to earning a coveted spot at the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. Congratulations to all the qualifying teams for their remarkable achievements, and to those whose journey ends here, your contributions have left an indelible mark on this unforgettable tournament.”

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

  • USA
  • Netherlands
  • Great Britain
  • China
  • Canada
  • Germany
  • Spain
  • Japan

With the women’s field now set, anticipation builds for the exhilarating competition that awaits in Paris between the 28 August to the 8 September 2024.

Stay tuned to IWBF’s or more updates and coverage as we journey towards the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.

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