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2023 Women’s U25 World Championship

October 3, 2023 - October 9, 2023

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.

Teams
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
Groups

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

 

Schedule

Update 03/10/2023

Due to structural damage caused by adverse weather conditions at the Indoor Huamark Stadium. The relocation of the Championship was required, and it will now take place at the Bangkok Youth Center (Thai – Japanese). To ensure to accommodate the games that have had to be rescheduled, adjustments have been made to the tournament schedule.

Click here to view the schedule online.

Venue & Location

The Championship will take place in Bangkok, Thailand.

Update 03/10/2023

Due to structural damage caused by adverse weather conditions at the Indoor Huamark Stadium. The relocation of the Championship was required, and it will now take place at the Bangkok Youth Center (Thai – Japanese)

All spectators welcome – it is FREE to attend.

 

Live Stream

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

Final Standings
  1. United States of America (Gold)
  2. Great Britain (Silver)
  3. China (Bronze)
  4. Spain
  5. Germany
  6. Canada
  7. Thailand
  8. Japan
  9. Australia
  10. South Africa
Tickets

Entry is FREE for Spectators and no tickets are required.

 

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.

 

Details

Start:
October 3, 2023
End:
October 9, 2023
Event Category:

Organizer

Thailand Wheelchair Basketball Association
Email
basketball.sawbt@gmail.com

Venue

Bangkok Youth Center (Thai – Japanese)
2 Mit Maitri Rd, Din Daeng
Bangkok, Bangkok 10400 Thailand
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