Tournaments and Events
London 2012 ParalympicGames
2012 Paralympic Summer Games
August 29th to September 9th, 2012
The London 2012 Paralympic Summer Games will be the biggest Paralympics yet, featuring 20 sports - including wheelchair basketball - to be contested by athletes from 163 competing nations. The Paralympics are an elite sport event for world-class athletes with a physical disability.
Wheelchair basketball is one of the most competitive, dynamic sports contested at the Paralympic Summer Games. The sport has been a part of the Paralympic programme since the first official Games in Rome in 1960. The women's competition joined the programme at the Games in Tel Aviv in 1968.
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For more information about the 2012 Paralympic Games, visit the official website at www.london2012.com.