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Women's World Rankings

as of the 2012 Paralympic Games
 
1 - Germany
2 - Australia
3 - Netherlands
4 - USA
5 - China
6 - CANADA
7 - Great Britain
8 - Mexico
9 - Brazil
10 - France

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Sr. Women's National Team

 Canadian Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team
Team Canada Women pose at 2012 Centralization Camp in Winnipeg, MB


The Canadian Sr. 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 1992 Barcelona 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 Sr. 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: 

- 6th 2012 Paralympic Games London, Great Britain
SilverMedal Silver 2011 Parapan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico
BronzeMedal Bronze 2010 World Championships Birmingham, England
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5th 2008 Paralympic Games
Beijing, China
SilverMedal Silver

2007

Parapanamerican Games
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Gold Medal Gold 2006 Gold Cup World Championships
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
BronzeMedal Bronze 2004
Paralympic Games
Athens, Greece
Gold Medal Gold 2002 Gold Cup World Championships
Kitakyushu, Japan
Gold Medal Gold
2000 Paralympic Games
Sydney, Australia
Gold Medal Gold 1998 Gold Cup World Championships

Sydney, Australia

Gold Medal Gold 1996 Paralympic Games
Atlanta, USA
Gold Medal Gold 1994 Gold Cup World Championships
Stoke Mandeville, UK
Gold Medal Gold 1992 Paralympic Games
Barcelona, Spain
BronzeMedal Bronze 1990
Gold Cup World Championships
St. Etienne, France
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4th 1988 Paralympic Games
Seoul, Korea
SilverMedal Silver 1986 Panamerican Games
Puerto Rico

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4th 1984 Paralympic Games Stoke Mandeville, United Kingdom

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4th 1976 Paralympic Games Etobicoke, Canada

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5th 1972 Paralympic Games Heidelberg, Germany


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