29 June, 2024

GB Men U23 are European Champions!

GB Men U23 have won the IWBF European Championships, having defeated every team they encountered in the competition.

In the pool group, GB Men U23 began their campaign with a 23:95 win over Poland and a 59:45 win over Germany. On day two, GB won 104:27 against Spain and won 65:72 in a heated game against Türkiye that went into overtime. On day three, GB won 35:84 over Israel, and in their final game of the pool group won 63:67 in a close game against Italy.

In an exciting semi-final, GB Men U23 claimed their spot in the final by defeating Italy 68:48.

In the gold medal game, GB took the win 60:40 over Germany in a thrilling rematch for the two young sides.

Jack Long was named in the All-Star Five for the competition for his efforts on court.

Through their success in this competition, GB Men U23 have secured their place in the IWBF U23 World Championships 2025 at a location yet to be determined.

A huge congratulations to the team from everyone at British Wheelchair Basketball!

Image: IWBF Livestream

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