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Iran’s Men squad to start their new round of wheelchair basketball training in national camp on 16 December.
Iranian Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Camp set for World Championships

 

Iran Sports Federation for the Disabled (IRISFD) announced that 18 athletes will participate in the Senior Men's Training Camp from December 16-24, 2022, in Tehran.

The camp will provide an opportunity for on-court practices and training as Wheelchair Basketball Iran moves towards making selections for the June’s IWBF World Championships.

In the 8-day camp, para athletes will train with head coach Mohammadreza Dastyar and coach Abbas Khaki.

Squad’s members list:

Hakim Mansouri, Vahid Sa’adatpour, Saeid Heidari, Abdoljalil Gharanjik, Erfan Bakhshandeh, Hasan Abdi, Ali Karimi, Alireza Kamalifar, Omid Hadi Azhar, Hasanali Kab Amir, Amir Hossein Eslamian, Aboulfazl Jalaei, Faleh Ayyashi, Ali Shokouhi, Ali Tavousian, Mansour Ahmadi, Esmaeil Fazeli and Mohammad Mohammadnezhad.

Iranian Senior Men’s National Team is the defending Asian champion title and has ranked fourth at the 2018 World Championships.

 

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 World ranking 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.

 

Dec 12, 2022 10:58
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