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Santiago 2023 Parapan American Games

November 17, 2023 - November 26, 2023

The Chilean capital Santiago will host the seventh edition of the Parapan American Games in 2023. It will be the first time that the South American country stages the event.

Santiago 2023 will be held between 17-26 November and will feature 2,000 athletes from 33 countries, who will compete in 17 sports.

More information can be found on Santiago 2023’s website.

Group Draw

The group draw took place on Thursday 17 August in Santiago, Chile.

Women’s Competition

Group A: Brazil, Canada, El Salvador*, Colombia.

Group B: Argentina, Peru*, Chile, United States of America

*Mexico and Bolivia withdrew from the competition and were replaced by El Salvador and Peru.

Men’s Competition

Group A: Argentina, Canada, Chile, Venezuela.

Group B: Brazil, Colombia, Puerto Rico, United States of America

Rewatch the draw as it happened:

Schedule

The men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball competition will consist of 42 games over 8 days between 18 – 25 November 2023.

The fixtures, results, and live scores can be found on the Santiago 2023 Parapan Am website – https://para.results-santiago2023.org/#/discipline/WBK/schedule/

Schedule & Results
Date Session Time G# Group Gender Stage Game
Nov 18th 1 08:00 1 A MEN Round Robin ARG vs VEN
10:15 2 B WMN Round Robin ARG vs PER
12:30 3 A WMN Round Robin CAN vs BRA
2 16:00 4 A WMN Round Robin ESA vs COL
18:15 5 B WMN Round Robin CHI vs USA
20:30 6 A MEN Round Robin CHI vs CAN
                   
Nov 19th 1 08:00 7 B MEN Round Robin COL vs PUR
10:15 8 A WMN Round Robin COL vs BRA
12:30 9 B MEN Round Robin BRA vs USA
2 16:00 10 A MEN Round Robin CAN vs VEN
18:15 11 A MEN Round Robin CHI vs ARG
20:30 12 A WMN Round Robin CAN vs ESA
                   
Nov 20th 1 08:00 13 B WMN Round Robin PER vs USA
10:15 14 B MEN Round Robin BRA vs COL
12:30 15 A MEN Round Robin VEN vs CHI
2 16:00 16 B MEN Round Robin PUR vs USA
18:15 17 B WMN Round Robin ARG vs CHI
20:30 18 A MEN Round Robin ARG vs CAN
                   
Nov 21st 1 08:00 19 A WMN Round Robin COL vs CAN
10:15 20 A WMN Round Robin BRA vs ESA
12:30 21 B MEN Round Robin PUR vs BRA
2 16:00 22 B WMN Round Robin CHI vs PER
18:15 23 B MEN Round Robin USA vs COL
22:30 24 B WMN Round Robin USA vs ARG
                   
Nov 22nd 1 08:00 25   WMN 5° to 8° PER vs ESA
10:15 26   WMN 5° to 8° COL vs CHI
12:30 27   MEN Quarterfinals COL vs VEN
2 16:00 28   MEN Quarterfinals ARG vs BRA
18:15 29   MEN Quarterfinals CAN vs PUR
20:30 30   MEN Quarterfinals USA vs CHI
                   
Nov 23th 1 08:00 31   WMN 7° – 8° place CHI vs ESA
10:15 32   MEN 7° – 8° place PUR vs CHI
12:30 33   WMN 5° – 6° place COL vs PER
2 16:00 34   MEN 5° – 6° place VEN vs BRA
18:15 35   WMN Semifinal CAN vs ARG
20:30 36   WMN Semifinal USA vs BRA
                   
Nov 24th 1 10:30 37   MEN Semifinal CAN vs COL
12:45 38   MEN Semifinal USA vs ARG
2 16:30 39   WMN Bronze Medal ARG vs BRA
19:00 40   WMN Gold Medal CAN vs USA
21:15 Women´s Medal Ceremony
                   
Nov 25th 1 14:30 41   MEN Bronze Medal CAN vs ARG
17:00 42   MEN Gold Medal COL vs USA
19:00 Men’s Medal Ceremony

Download the full PDF schedule.

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Highlights

Watch highlights of the wheelchair basketball competition at the Santiago 2023 Parapan Am Games.

Men's Final Standings
  1. USA
  2. Colombia
  3. Canada
  4. Argentina
  5. Brazil
  6. Venezuela
  7. Puerto Rico
  8. Chile

Download the full Competition Statistics and Results

Women's Final Standings
  1. USA
  2. Canada
  3. Brazil
  4. Argentina
  5. Colombia
  6. Peru
  7. Chile
  8. El Salvador

Download the full Competition Statistics and Results

International Technical Officials

The International Technical Officials for Santiago 2023 Parapan American Games are:

Tournament Technical Committee

Technical Delegate Juan Magallanes (MEX)
Assistant Technical Delegate Maureen Orchard (CAN)
Tournament Technical Committee Members Ricardo De Souza (BRA) and Stephanie Gagne (GBR)

Classifiers

Anne Lachance (CAN) – Chief classifier
Karen Ferguson (CAN)
Jayne Chilutti (USA)
Kenny Mackay (GBR)
Doug Garner (USA)
Blanca Ramirez (COL)
Gustavo Pazinato (BRA)

Games Commissioners

Gibran Zamitiz (MEX)
Axel Coll (PUR)
Hugo Begazo (PER).

Referee Supervisors

Jorge Bestilleiro (ARG)
Sergio Giordano (CAN)
Jon Burford (USA).

Referees

Mati Quintana (ARG)
Cristian Colombatti (ARG)
Joao Fortes (BRA)
Gustavo Mathias (BRA)
Hugo De la Riva (BOL)
Sebastien Gautier (CAN)
Ardavan Eizadirad (CAN)
Enzo Fernandez (CHI)
Paula Castro (CHI)
Jose Mauricio Huertas (COL)
Mauricio Gamez (CRC)
Benjamin Ovando (GUA)
Juan Hernandez (MEX)
Diego Borghini (URU)
Darrell Hargreaves (USA)
Rocco La Macchia (USA)

Qualification for Paris 2024 Paralympic Games

The winning team from both the men’s and women’s competitions will earn a ticket to the Paris 2024 Paralympics Games.

Second place in the women’s competition will earn a place in the Repechage Tournament in Osaka, Japan, whilst second and third in the men’s competition will earn a place at the men’s Repechage Tournament in Antibes, France.

Qualification for Santiago 2023 Parapan Am Games

There will be 8 men’s teams and 8 women’s teams competing at the Santiago 2023 Parapan Am Games.

 

Qualified Teams:

Men’s

  • Argentina, Brazil, Canada, USA (Automatic Spots for Americas Teams participating at 2022 World Championships)
  • Puerto Rico (Highest Place Central Americas Team at the 2022 Americas Cup)
  • Chile (Host)
  • Colombia, Venezuela (The two highest finishing teams at the 2023 IWBF Americas Parapan Am Qualification Tournament)

Women’s

  • Brazil, Canada, USA (Automatic Spots for Americas Teams participating at 2022 World Championships)
  • Mexico (Highest Place Central Americas Team at the 2022 Americas Cup)*
  • Chile (Host)
  • Argentina, Colombia, Bolivia (The three highest finishing teams at the 2023 IWBF Americas Parapan Am Qualification Tournament)

*Mexico and Bolivia withdrew from the competition and were replaced by El Salvador and Peru.

Details

Start:
November 17, 2023
End:
November 26, 2023
Event Category:
Website:
https://santiago2023.org/en

Organizers

IWBF Americas
Americas Paralympic Committee

Venue

Santiago, Chile
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