Feb 8, 2023 14:29

The groups drawn for the 2022 IWBF World Championships/ Iran drawn in Group D

The groups drawn for the 2022 IWBF World Championships/ Iran drawn in Group D
The draw for the 2022 IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships took place at the Dubai Sports Council on Wednesday 8 February 2023 at 11:30 am.


Iran have been drawn alongside USA, Great Britain and Iraq in Group D of the 2022 IWBF World Championships.

The groups for the 2022 IWBF World Championships determined at the Official Draw which took place today on the 8 February 2023 at the Dubai Sports Council.

The 16 men’s teams have been drawn across four groups and the 12 women’s teams selected into two groups. The teams have been seeded and paired to ensure a fair distribution.


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The groups are as follows:


Group A: Australia, Italy, Brazil, United Arab Emirates

Group B: Egypt, Germany, Canada, Thailand

Group C: Netherlands, Argentina, Korea, France,

Group D: USA, Great Britain, Iran, Iraq



Group A: Algeria, USA, Thailand, Japan, Germany, Netherlands

Group B: Brazil, Canada, China, Australia, Spain, Great Britain


The teams (listed above) all qualified through their relevant zonal Championships, apart from the United Arab Emirates who have automatically received a host spot in the men’s tournament, and China and Thailand in the women’s tournament who have replaced their respective Asia Oceania zonal counterparts, United Arab Emirates and Iran, who opted not to participate.


Hosts United Arab Emirates will welcome over 300 international wheelchair basketball players representing the following 12 women’s and 16 men’s teams to compete over twelve days of competition at the showcase event.



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