10 December, 2021

Statement about European Championships 2021

Following their semi-final match today at the European Championships in Madrid, the Great Britain Women’s squad have taken the decision to return home and will take no further part in the tournament.

Concerns remains about the situation regarding Covid 19 in Madrid following a second positive test in the GB Women’s team earlier this week.

Throughout the tournament, British Wheelchair Basketball has given all players and staff members the opportunity to return home, should they have any concerns about Covid-19. Following their semi-final match, the squad have now decided to return home.

British Wheelchair Basketball has consistently prioritised the health and wellbeing of its players and they return home with the full support of the organisation.

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