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Iran wheelchair basketball knows opponents at Rio 2016

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Iran wheelchair basketball has been pitted against USA in Group B of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Iran wheelchair basketball has been pitted against USA in Group B of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Iran has been drawn along with London 2012 Paralympic bronze medallist and 2014 World Championship runner-up the USA, host Brazil, Britain, Germany and Algeria.

In the 12-team men's tournament, Spain has been drawn with defending Paralympic champion Canada, Paralympic silver medallist and back-to-back world champion Australia, Turkey, the Netherlands and Japan in Group A.


In the 10-team women's tournament, Brazil decided to join Group A, which consists of reigning world champion Canada, defending Paralympic champion Germany, Britain and Argentina. That left Algeria to face London 2012 silver medallist the Netherlands, the USA, France and China in Group B.

The events will take place from 7-18 September at the Olympic Training Center and the Rio Olympic Arena.

Apr 23, 2016 08:03
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