16 August, 2023

European Championships 2023: Day five

The final day of group stage games had GB fans in need of two screens as both teams played on court at the same time.

GB Men took the win 67:53 against France, winning their pool with a perfect result of 5 played, 5 won. Terry Bywater was joint game leader with Phil Pratt on points with 14 points each. Bywater and Gregg Warburton were joint team leaders on rebounds with 8 rebounds each. Pratt was game leader on assists with 11 assists.

BWB / SA Images

GB Women were defeated 64:50 by event hosts Netherlands, the current Paralympic, World and European Champions. Robyn Love was team leader on points with 16 points, closely followed by Lucy Robinson with 13. Helen Freeman was game leader on assists with 9 assists. Love was team leader on rebounds with 8 rebounds.

GB Men play in the quarter-final against Poland. GB Women play Germany once again, this time in the semi-final. For both teams, a place in the final of the 2023 IWBF European Championships confirms their spot at the Paris 2024 Paralympics.

Follow GB Men and GB Women as they progress through the competition via our GB Fanzone: https://britishwheelchairbasketball.co.uk/fan-zone/iwbf-european-championships-2023/

Watch the games live on the European Para Championships website: https://www.epc2023.tv/

Photo credits: BWB / SA Images

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