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Past World Championships

  • The World Wheelchair Basketball Championships are an elite international competition contested by the top men's and women's national teams from across the globe. The International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) governs the world championships, which take place every four years.

    There are world championships for senior men and senior women (formerly known as the Gold Cup), as well as for junior men (under-23) and junior women (under-25).

    Team Canada Results

    DNP = did not play

    Sr. Men's World Championship

    Year Location Result
    2010 Birmingham, UK 7th place
    2006 Amsterdam, the Netherlands Gold
    2002 Kitakyushu, Japan Bronze
    1998 Sydney, Australia Bronze
    1994 Edmonton, Canada Bronze
    1990 Bruges, Belgium Bronze
    1986 Melbourne, Australia Silver
    1983 Halifax, Canada 6th place
    1979 Tampa, United States 5th place
    1975 Bruges, Belgium 7th place

     

    Sr. Women's World Championship

    Year Location Result
    2014 Toronto, Canada      Gold
    2010 Birmingham, UK Bronze
    2006 Amsterdam, the Netherlands Gold
    2002 Kitakyushu, Japan Gold
    1998 Sydney, Australia Gold
    1994 Stoke Mandeville, UK Gold
    1990 St. Etienne, France Bronze

     

    Men's U23 World Championship

    Year Location Result
    2009 Paris, France 8th place
    2005 Birmingham, UK 6th place
    2001 Blumenau, Brazil Gold
    1997 Toronto, Canada Gold

     

    Women's U25 World Championship

    Year Location Result
    2011 St. Catharines, Canada 4th place