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Season openers took place across the Spanish and German leagues for several GB Senior athletes, and GB Women U25 claim Silver at Worlds.
In Spain, Amivel Reyes Gutierrez (Abdi Jama, Kyle Marsh) won 75:51 at home against Fundacion Aliados. Abdi Jama had 8 points and 1 assist. Kyle Marsh was game leader on assists with 10 assists, and had 13 points and 5 rebounds.
Bidaideak Bilbao (James MacSorley) had a 65:68 win on the road against CD Ilunion (Gregg Warburton, Terry Bywater). For Bidaideak Bilbao, James MacSorley had 12 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assist. For CD Ilunion, Gregg Warburton was game leader on assists with 7 assists, and had 14 points and 2 rebounds. Terry Bywater was team leader on points with 25 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists.
Servigest Burgos (Helen Freeman) won 67:63 against visitors IMF Getafe BSR. Helen Freeman had 6 points, 1 rebound and 3 assists.
Amiab Albacete (Harry Brown, Simon Brown, Ben Fox, Lee Manning, Charlotte Moore, Phil Pratt) won 54:69 against hosts Iberconsa Amfiv (Lewis Edwards). For Amiab Albacete, Harry Brown had 3 rebounds. Simon Brown had 1 rebound. Ben Fox had 14 points and 4 rebounds. Phil Pratt was game leader on assists with 13 assists, and had 6 points and 3 rebounds. For Iberconsa Amfiv, Lewis Edwards had 13 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists.
In Germany, Rhine River Rhinos (Jim Palmer) got their season off to a great start with a 55:71 win against RBC Köln 99ers. Jim Palmer had 2 points and 3 rebounds.
GB Women U25 claimed Silver at the 2023 IWBF Women’s U25 World Championship in Bangkok, Thailand. The squad featured current GB Seniors Jade Atkin, Lucy Robinson, Anastasia Blease and Maddie Martin.
Spanish League: http://bsr.feddf.es/
German League: https://rollstuhlbasketball.de/
BWB National League: https://britishwheelchairbasketball.co.uk/competition/national-league/
Italian League: https://www.federipic.it/
University of Alabama (USA): https://bamaadapted.com/sports/wbball?path=wbball