GIO 2018 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship

 

Sydney has played host to the Wheelchair Rugby World Championships and our very own Ryley Batt OAM and Andrew Edmondson OAM were front and centre playing in front of
a home crowd. Teams from Japan, Sweden, New Zealand, Denmark, Ireland, USA, Canada, Great Britain, France, Colombia and Poland came down under to battle it out at Sydney Olympic
Park.

The Australian Steelers, the reigning Paralympic and defending World Champions were defeated in the final stages of the Gold medal game by Japan (62-61). The USA won the bronze medal,
defeating Great Britain (47-36). Ryley Batt was named “Best in Class – 3.5” for the tournament.

For full results and more information go to www.2018wrwc.com.

 

Click here to read the full 2018 SPRING WheelAction Newsletter

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