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IWBF Men’s U23 World Championship

September 7, 2022 - September 16, 2022

The IWBF Men’s U23 World Championship has been relocated and rescheduled to take place in Phuket, Thailand between 7 September – 16 September 2022

The decision to reschedule the Championship, which was due to be held in Chiba, Japan, between 27 May – 4 June 2022, was made by IWBF in conjunction with the Japanese Wheelchair Basketball Federation.

The Championship, which showcases elite junior male players of the sport, was originally scheduled for 2021 but had to be rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.


Group A: Brazil, Canada, France, Japan, Spain and Turkey

Group B: Australia, Germany, Israel, South Africa, Thailand and the United States

Groups for the 2021 IWBF Men’s U23 World Championship.


Schedule, Results and Statistics

Final Ranking
  1. Japan (Gold)
  2. Turkiye (Silver)
  3. Spain (Bronze)
  4. Germany
  5. Australia
  6. USA
  7. Israel
  8. Brazil
  9. France 
  10. Canada
  11. Thailand
  12. South Africa

12 Teams will compete in the 2021 IWBF Men’s U23 World Championship – Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, USA.

Discover the Team Rosters.


The competition will take place at the Prince of Songkla University, Phuket Campus.


Spectators are welcomed and admission is FREE – no tickets required.

Media Accreditation

Any media who would like to attend please apply for accreditation via this form.


All games will be available to watch: IWBF YouTube & Facebook Page

Schedule, Results & Statistics


2021 Men's U23 World Championship Downloadable Schedule (PDF)


September 7, 2022
September 16, 2022
Event Category:


Thailand Wheelchair Basketball Association


Phuket, Thailand
Sports Complex PSU Phuket, Prince of Songkla University, Phuket Campus
Kathu, Phuket 83120 Thailand
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