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Day two of the wheelchair basketball programme at the European Para Championships saw a doubleheader for the GB Men and GB Women.
GB Men delivered a comprehensive performance against Austria, securing a 50:100 win. Youngster Lee Fryer topped the stats with 21 points. Kyle Marsh was game leader on assists with 8 assists. The GB Men were steadfast in defence, blocking and stealing across the court to minimise the Austrian side’s opportunities.
GB Women took a 15:83 win against Turkiye in their second game of the 2023 European Championships. Anastasia Blease, the youngest member of the GB Women’s squad, made her GB Senior debut. Jade Atkin was a force to be reckoned with, putting up 24 points, 10 rebounds and 5 steals. Teammate Helen Freeman was game leader on assists with 7 assists.
Tomorrow (13/08), GB Women play Spain at 9am BST. GB Men play Israel at 6pm BST.
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/