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Paris 2024 Paralympic Games

August 28 - September 8

The Paris 2024 Paralympic Games will take place from 28 August to 8 September. 8 men’s and 8 women’s teams will compete in the wheelchair basketball competition in Paris.

Men’s wheelchair basketball has featured at every Paralympic Games since 1960.  Women’s competition was introduced in 1968.  

Competition Schedule

Wheelchair basketball will take place on all 11 days of competition in the Bercy Arena.

The outline of the schedule is as follows:

Thursday 29 – Monday 2 September – Men’s and Women’s Group Games
Tuesday 3 September – Men’s Quarter-Finals
Wednesday 4 September – Women’s Quarter-Finals
Thursday 5 September –  Men’s Semi-Finals
Friday 6 September – Women’s Semi-Finals
Saturday 7 September – Men’s Medal Games  (Bronze and Gold)
Sunday 8 September – Women’s Medal Games (Bronze and Gold)

Download the full wheelchair basketball schedule here.

Ticketing

Paralympic will be launched in Autumn of 2023

Tickets for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games will go on sale starting in the autumn of 2023 with Paris 2024 offering accessible pricing to enable as many people as possible to discover this exceptional event.

Ticket prices for all Para sports will start from as little as 15 euro.

Teams Qualifed for Paris 2024 Paralympic Games

Men’s Competition

  • Europe: Great Britain, Spain, Netherlands, France, Germany
  • Americas: USA, Canada
  • Asia Oceania: Australia

Women’s Competition

  • Europe: Netherlands, Great Britain
  • Americas: USA
  • Asia Oceania: China
  • IWBF 2024 Women’s Repechage – Top four placed teams from the Repechage.
Qualification for the Paris 2024 Paraympic Games

Due to the reduced number of teams for the wheelchair basketball competition at the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games the qualification process was adapted accordingly to try and ensure the highest level of competition.

The qualification model is determined to meet the needs of the IWBF and the IPC guidance whilst providing universality in the pathway to Paris 2024 with the highest level of competition. With only eight teams the importance and status of the qualification process for the Paralympic Games are more important than ever.

Four (4) men’s teams and four (4) women’s teams will qualify for the Paralympic Games through the Zonal Championships*, with the remaining four (4) places for men and women at the Paralympic Games coming from the repechage tournaments.

* 2 European, 1 Asia Oceania, and 1 Americas will qualify for Paris 2024 Paralympic Games through the Zonal Championships, these spots were earnt by the top four finishing teams at the 2022 World Championships.

The repechage tournaments, which are planned to take place in April 2024, will consist of eight (8) men’s teams and eight (8) women’s teams.

The qualification process for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games

 

Click here for the full Regulations regarding the Qualification Process for Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.

Details

Start:
August 28
End:
September 8
Website:
http://paris2024.org/en

Organizers

Paris 2024
International Paralympic Committee

Venue

Bercy Arena, Paris
8 Bd de Bercy
Paris, Paris 75012 France
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