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2023 Women’s U25 World Championship

October 3 - October 9

The 2023 IWBF Women’s U25 Wheelchair Basketball World Championship is set to be the largest and will be returning to Thailand for the second consecutive time.

The Championship, which is the pinnacle competition for junior women’s wheelchair basketball, will take place in the city of Bangkok, Thailand between the 3 October – 9 October 2023 featuring 10 women’s teams from across the world.

Qualification for the U25 World Championship

In recognition of the congested event schedule in 2023, and to support teams and Zones, the IWBF Executive Council approved the removal of the need for zonal qualification events for the Championship. This option was made available to all Zones and was taken by all except the Africa Zone. NOWBs were invited to apply to participate at the U25 World Championship, and based on interest, IWBF allocated places across the zones based on the final standings at the last U25 World Championship.

The teams who have been awarded a place to compete based on rankings are:

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

The draw for the IWBF Wheelchair Basketball U25 Women’s World Championship took place following the second day of the IWBF World Forum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Group A: USA, Great Britain, Australia, Spain, China

Group B: Canada, Germany, Japan, South Africa, Thailand


Live Stream

The Championship will be available and streamed via IWBF’s YouTube Channel.

Venue & Location

The Championship will take place in Bangkok, Thailand.

All games will be in the Indoor Stadium Huamark, which is a part of the Sports Authority of Thailand sports complex in Bangkok. There will be two competition courts in the same building.

All spectators welcome – it is FREE to attend.


Championship Info

Taking place every four years, this will be the fourth edition of the U25 World Championships with the USA the reigning champions from 2019.

For past results click here.



October 3
October 9
Event Category:


Thailand Wheelchair Basketball Association


Indoor Stadium Huamark, Bangkok
286 Ramkhamhaeng Rd, Hua Mak
Bangkok, Bang Kapi District 10240 Thailand
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