Gio 2018 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship

Gio 2018 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship

The Gio 2018 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship is being held August 5-10 at Sydney Olympic Park in Sydney, Australia. Twelve international teams will vie for the title.

Teams include Australia, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Poland, Sweden, and the United States. Rosters have been finalized. For the full schedule and for tickets, click on the links. Follow the matches on the Gio 2018 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship Facebook page.

At Sydney Olympic Park, the IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship will be held in the Quaycentre (Competition Court 1) and in the Genea Netball Centre (Competition Court 2).

Pools with IWRF World Rankings (As of June 19)

  • A: Australia (1), Japan (4), Sweden (6), New Zealand (9), Denmark (8), Ireland (19)
  • B: USA (2), Canada (3), Great Britain (5), France (7), Colombia (14), Poland (17)

Schedule (Sydney is 14 hours ahead of ET in New York)

Quaycentre (Competition Court 1)Genea Netball Centre (Competition Court 2)
Sunday 05 AugustSunday 05 August
12:30Opening Ceremony
14:00M1NZL-AUS14:30M2IRE-JPN
16:30M3CAN-FRA17:00M4SWE-DEN
19:00M5COL-USA19:00M6POL-GBR
Monday 06 AugustMonday 06 August
11:00M8DEN-IRE10:00M7JPN-NZL
13:30M10USA-GBR12:30M9AUS-SWE
16:00M12POL-CAN15:30M11COL-FRA
18:30M14IRE-SWE18:00M13DEN-NZL
Tuesday  07 AugustTuesday  07 August
11:00M16GBR-CAN10:00M15COL-POL
13:30M18DEN-AUS12:30M17FRA-USA
16:00M20SWE-JPN15:30M19NZL-IRE
18:30M22FRA-POL18:00M21GBR-COL
Wednesday 08 AugustWednesday 08 August
10:00M23AUS-IRE10:00M24JPN-DEN
12:30M25USA-POL12:30M26CAN-COL
16:00M27SWE-NZL16:00M28GBR-FRA
18:30M29AUS-JPN18:30M30USA-CAN
Thursday 09 AugustThursday 09 August
11:00M315A-6B10:30M325B-6A
13:00M333A-4B13:00M343B-4A
16:00M351A-2B15:30M361B-2A
Friday 10 AugustFriday 10 August
9:30M37W31-329:30M38L31-32
11:30M39W33-3411:30M40L33-34
13:45M41L35-36 Bronze Medal
16:00M42W35-36 Gold Medal

 

USA Schedule (Times converted to EDT)

  • Sunday 05 August 5:00 am v Colombia
  • Sunday 05 August 9:00 pm v Great Britain
  • Monday 06 August 10:30 pm v France
  • Tuesday 07 August 10:30 pm v Poland
  • Wednesday 08 August 4:30 am v Canada
  • Thursday 09 August *1:30 or 2 am (if finish 1st/2nd in Pool)
  • Thursday 09 August 11:45 pm *Bronze Medal or Friday 10 August *Gold Medal

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