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Sr. Women's National Team

Team Canada at the 2014 Women's World Championship
Team Canada at the 2014 Women's World Wheelchair Basketball Championship in Toronto, Ont.


The Canadian Senior Women’s National Team is amongst the most successful teams in the entire history of Canadian amateur sports. Few Canadian teams (with the exception of hockey and curling) have come close to the amount of success and sheer dominance that the Canadian women have been able to obtain in international competition.

Canada is the only wheelchair basketball team to win three Paralympic gold medals in a row (1992, 1996, and 2000) and four World Championships in a row (1994, 1998, 2002, and 2006). Beginning with their gold medal performance at the Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games, Canada went on an incredible decade-long undefeated streak in which they established themselves as a perennial favourite at every major international competition, and became one of the most widely respected programs in the world.

Today the [Canadian Senior Women's National Team] is highly regarded as a force to be reckoned with, thanks in part to a solid core of veteran leadership and talented newcomers. The team is selected annually to represent Canada in a number of international tournaments and competitions, with the ultimate goal of winning gold at marquee events such as World Championships (held every four years) and the Paralympic Games (held in conjunction with the Olympic Games every four years).

Major International Successes 

Placement Year   Event   Location
Gold Gold 2014 World Championship Toronto, CAN
- 6th 2012 Paralympic Games London, GBR
Silver Silver 2011 Parapan American Games Guadalajara, MEX
Bronze Bronze 2010 World Championship Birmingham, GBR
- 5th 2008 Paralympic Games Beijing, CHN
Silver Silver 2007 Parapan American Games Rio de Janeiro, BRA
Gold Gold 2006 World Championship Amsterdam, NED
Bronze Bronze 2004 Paralympic Games Athens, GRE
Gold Gold 2002 World Championship Kitakyushu, JPN
Gold Gold 2000 Paralympic Games Sydney, AUS
Gold Gold 1998 World Championship

Sydney, AUS

Gold Gold 1996 Paralympic Games Atlanta, USA
Gold Gold 1994 World Championship Stoke Mandeville, GBR
Gold Gold 1992 Paralympic Games Barcelona, ESP
Bronze Bronze 1990 World Championship St. Etienne, FRA
- 4th 1988 Paralympic Games Seoul, KOR
Silver Silver 1986 Pan American Games Puerto Rico
- 4th 1984 Paralympic Games Stoke Mandeville, GBR
- 4th 1976 Paralympic Games Etobicoke, CAN
- 5th 1972 Paralympic Games Heidelberg, GER