Apr 5, 2023 09:07

2022 IWBF World Championships Schedule Released/ Iranian squad to commence on June 10th

2022 IWBF World Championships Schedule Released/ Iranian squad to commence on June 10th
​2022 IWBF World Championships Schedule Released.


The 2022 IWBF World Championships Schedule Released.

The IWBF World Championships is the showcase event for wheelchair basketball and is the largest international wheelchair basketball competition with 28 of the best men’s and women’s national teams from across the globe set to compete in Dubai, UAE between the 9 June – 20 June 2023.


 The opening

The opening day (Friday 9 June) will see the men’s competition get underway with hosts the United Arab Emirates taking on Italy in the first game following the Opening Ceremony.


Iran squad

Iranian squad to commence on June 10th

Iran’s men will commence the IWBF World Championships with a match against Britain on Saturday, 10 June 2023, 2:30 PM (14:30).

On day four of the competitions, Iranian squad will face USA in the second match on Monday 12 June.

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


The men’s groups:

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

The men’s group games will take place over the next five days to determine the standings in the four groups and the match-ups for the last 16, with the winners of those games advancing to the quarter-finals on Friday 16 June.

The semi-final of the competitions will be played back-to-back on Super Sunday (Sunday 18 June), with the medal games for both the men’s and women’s competitions bringing the Championships to its conclusion on Tuesday 20 June.


IWBF Chair of the Competition Commission, Charlie Bethel, said:

“The schedule announcement is an exciting point for the players, teams and fans all around the world on the road to the World Championships as they prepare for their pathway through the competition. We are looking forward to an exciting twelve days of competition that will showcase the sport to its fullest.”



The Championships will take place in the North Hall of the Dubai Exhibition Centre. Click here to download the full schedule pdf version. (NB. All times are in Local Time)


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