Bangkok To Host Underneath 25 Wheelchair Basketball World Championship – IWBF

IWBF have awarded Thailand the rights to host the Girls’s Underneath 25 Wheelchair Basketball World Championship for the second consecutive time.

The Championship, which is the top competitors for junior ladies’s wheelchair basketball, will happen within the metropolis of Bangkok between the three October – 9 October 2023 that includes between 8 to 10 ladies’s groups from internationally.

IWBF Government Council awarded the Sport Affiliation for Wheelchair Basketball Thai (SAWBT) the rights to host the occasion. SAWBT have a profitable monitor report of internet hosting worldwide competitions which embody the final U25 World Championship in Suphanburi, the 2021 U23 World Championships in Phuket final yr, and several other Asia Oceania Championships.

Going down each 4 years, this would be the fourth version of the U25 World Championships with the USA the reigning champions from 2019.

In recognition of the congested occasion schedule in 2023, and to help groups and Zones, the IWBF Government Council has permitted the elimination of the necessity for zonal qualification occasions for the Championship. This selection was made accessible to all Zones and was taken by all besides the Africa Zone. NOWBs will probably be invited to use to take part on the U25 World Championship, and based mostly on curiosity, IWBF will allocate locations throughout the zones based mostly on the ultimate standings on the final U25 World Championship.

IWBF President, Ulf Mehrens, stated:

“On behalf of the Board of IWBF, I’m delighted to award the Sport Affiliation for Wheelchair Basketball Thai the rights to host the 2023 Girls’s Underneath 25 World Championship.

“Thailand have turn into a distinguished organiser of worldwide wheelchair basketball occasions during the last decade and are an necessary and invaluable accomplice to IWBF, offering sustainable and dependable help in growing the sport not solely to the Asia Oceania Zone however to the world of wheelchair basketball.

“We’re trying ahead to returning to Thailand and to proceed to see the expansion of the ladies’s sport flourish.”