Aust U25 Women’s Wheelchair team depart for Canada
The Australian women’s U25 wheelchair team departed Australia for Toronto, Canada on Monday to take part in the first ever women’s U25 world wheelchair basketball championship.
In what is a milestone event in the ongoing growth of wheelchair basketball around the globe, the IWBF event, which is hosted by Wheelchair Basketball Canada and Brock University provides a legacy of unprecedented opportunity for young women in sport.
Teams from all over the globe will compete in the championships including, Australia, Canada, Germany, Great Britain, Japan, Mexico, South Africa and the USA.
The Australians will be coached by Paralympian Gerry Hewson and assisted by three-time Paralympian (1996, 2000, 2004) Alison Mosely.
AUSTRALIAN U25 WOMEN WHEELCHAIR TEAM 2011
Head Coach: Gerry Hewson
Team Manager: Jane Kyle
Team Physio: Paula Peralta
Assistant Coach: Alison Mosely
Assistant Coach: Matthew Dunstan
Draw for Australia
Tournament schedule for Australia
July 15 13:15 GB v Aus
July 16 14:45 AUS v US
July 17 11:00 Mex v AUS
July 18 rest day
July 19 Quarter Finals
July 20 Semi final
July 21 Final