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 August Sunday 05 August
12:30 Opening Ceremony
14:00 M1 NZL-AUS 14:30 M2 IRE-JPN
16:30 M3 CAN-FRA 17:00 M4 SWE-DEN
19:00 M5 COL-USA 19:00 M6 POL-GBR
Monday 06 August Monday 06 August
11:00 M8 DEN-IRE 10:00 M7 JPN-NZL
13:30 M10 USA-GBR 12:30 M9 AUS-SWE
16:00 M12 POL-CAN 15:30 M11 COL-FRA
18:30 M14 IRE-SWE 18:00 M13 DEN-NZL
Tuesday  07 August Tuesday  07 August
11:00 M16 GBR-CAN 10:00 M15 COL-POL
13:30 M18 DEN-AUS 12:30 M17 FRA-USA
16:00 M20 SWE-JPN 15:30 M19 NZL-IRE
18:30 M22 FRA-POL 18:00 M21 GBR-COL
Wednesday 08 August Wednesday 08 August
10:00 M23 AUS-IRE 10:00 M24 JPN-DEN
12:30 M25 USA-POL 12:30 M26 CAN-COL
16:00 M27 SWE-NZL 16:00 M28 GBR-FRA
18:30 M29 AUS-JPN 18:30 M30 USA-CAN
Thursday 09 August Thursday 09 August
11:00 M31 5A-6B 10:30 M32 5B-6A
13:00 M33 3A-4B 13:00 M34 3B-4A
16:00 M35 1A-2B 15:30 M36 1B-2A
Friday 10 August Friday 10 August
9:30 M37 W31-32 9:30 M38 L31-32
11:30 M39 W33-34 11:30 M40 L33-34
13:45 M41 L35-36 Bronze Medal
16:00 M42 W35-36 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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