The group draw for the Wheelchair Basketball competition at the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games has set the stage for a thrilling tournament. Held on Friday, June 14, 2024, at the iconic Stade Charléty during the Paris Handisport Open, this key event, hosted by Fédération Française Handisport, revealed the groups for both the men’s and women’s competitions.

The draw has generated excitement and anticipation among athletes and fans alike, as the world’s top teams prepare to compete for glory in Paris.

Women’s Competition

Group A pits Great Britain, China, Canada, and Spain against each other in the women’s competition, ensuring a competitive and exciting series of matches. Group B, featuring the World and Paralympic Champions the Netherlands, along with Japan, USA, and Germany, is expected to be equally compelling, with each team bringing their unique strengths to the court.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Group A

Great Britain, China, Canada, Spain

Group B

Netherlands, Japan, USA, Germany

Men’s Competition

In the men’s competition, Group A features a blend of European powerhouses, with hosts France choosing to join the group with European Champions Great Britain, as well as Germany and Canada, who have a rich legacy at the Paralympics. This promises intense and high-calibre games. Meanwhile, Group B showcases defending champions USA and other strong contenders such as Spain, the Netherlands, and Australia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Group A

Canada, Great Britain, Germany, France

Group B

USA, Spain, Netherlands, Australia

As the teams prepare for the Games, fans worldwide eagerly anticipate the thrilling competition set to unfold in Paris. The Paris 2024 Paralympic Games promise to be a spectacular showcase of athleticism, determination, and the unyielding spirit of the athletes.

Stay tuned for the schedule and more detailed coverage as we approach the Games.