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  • 2013 Canadian Junior Men's National Team
    Canadian Men's U23 National Team at the 2013 World Junior Championship


    The [Men's U23 National Team], also known as the Junior Program, helps to develop the top young Canadian male athletes in order to compete in the World Junior Championships, which are hosted every four years by the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF). Players must be 22-years-of-age or younger to be eligible to compete.
     
    Canada hosted the inaugural World Junior Championship in 1997 and went on to win the tournament. Four years later, in 2001, they won their second consecutive world championship title.
     
    The Junior Program works in conjunction with the [Sr. Men's Program] and many junior athletes go on to compete on the Sr. Men's National Team.

    Major International Successes:

    Placement Date Competition Location
    - 6th 2013 World Junior Championship Adana, Turkey
    Gold Medal Gold 2013 Americas Qualification Tournament Mexico City, MEX
    - 8th 2009 World Junior Championship Paris, France
    - 6th 2005  World Junior Championship  Birmingham, UK
    Gold Gold 2001 World Junior Championship Blumenau, Brazil
    Gold Gold  1997 World Junior Championship Toronto, Canada

     

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