Largest Ever Area for IWBF Girls’s U25 World Championship – IWBF

The 2023 IWBF Girls’s U25 Wheelchair Basketball World Championship is about to be the biggest but.

The Championship, which is the top competitors for junior girls’s wheelchair basketball, will happen within the metropolis of Bangkok, Thailand between the 3 October – 9 October 2023 that includes 10 girls’s groups from internationally.

Ten groups is a 20% improve on the variety of groups who’ve beforehand competed within the Championship and consists of illustration from all zones.

The groups who’ve been awarded a spot to compete based mostly on rankings are:

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

IWBF President, Ulf Mehrens, stated:

“The 2023 Girls’s U25 World Championship would be the fourth of its form and for it to be the biggest could be very encouraging particularly on condition that COVID pandemic impacted loads of the wheelchair basketball programmes internationally.

“Our focus is to supply a transparent pathway to assist the event of ladies taking part in our sport which incorporates an elite junior platform to supply aggressive alternatives. To see the expansion of the ladies’s recreation throughout our Zones is admittedly inspiring.”

The Sport Affiliation for Wheelchair Basketball Thai (SAWBT) will host the occasion in Bangkok, Thailand. SAWBT have a profitable monitor file of internet hosting worldwide competitions which embody the final U25 World Championship in Suphanburi, the 2021 U23 World Championship in Phuket final 12 months, and a number of other Asia Oceania Championships.

Going down each 4 years, this would be the fourth version of the U25 World Championship with the USA the reigning champions from 2019.