Nov 16, 2022 14:10
Men’s Training Camp Squad commence in Tehran

Iran Sports Federation for the Disabled (IRISFD) will be hosting the fourth round of Wheelchair Basketball National Team Training Camp at the 22 Bahman Sport Complex from November 19-27, 2022.

The athletes will participate in an 8-day camp under the supervision of head coach Mohammadreza Dastyar and coach Abbas Khaki in Tehran.

The players from across the country will be training for the opportunity to represent their best and commence their journey through the selection process for attending in the 2022 IWBF World Championships.


The 19 athletes participating are:

Hakim Mansouri, Vahid Sa’adatpour, Saeid Heidari, Abdol Jalil Gharanjik, Erfan Bakhshandeh, Hasan Abdi, Omid Hashem Abadi, Ali Karimi, Alireza Kamalifar, Omid Hadi Azhar, Hasanali Kab Amir, Amir Hossein Islamian, Faleh Ayyashi, Ali Shokouhi, Ali Tavousian, Mansour Ahmadi, Ismaeil Fazeli, Hamidreza Heidari and Mohammad Mohammadnezhad.

The Senior Men’s National Team is the defending Asian champion and has ranked fourth at the previous Championships in 2018.


IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships

The 2022 IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships originally scheduled for 16 – 27 November 2022 have been postponed until 9 – 20 June 2023.

According to IWBF announcement 16 men’s teams and 12 women’s teams will compete for the title of World Champions and the hosts United Arab Emirates will welcome over 300 international wheelchair basketball players to compete over twelve days. The event is held every four years with the previous Championships in 2018 taking place in Hamburg, Germany.


Wheelchair Basketball Camp


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