Garrett Ostepchuk

Place of Birth: Regina, Sask.
Resides: Regina, Sask.
Birthday: 12-03-2000
Height: 5'1"
Occupation: Student
Club(s): Team Saskatchewan
Classification: 2.0

Biography

Ostepchuk made his wheelchair basketball debut at the age of seven following an introduction to the sport through a demonstration at his school. The passionate young athlete quickly embraced the sport and has worked tirelessly to refine his skills on the court.

The native of Regina, Saskatchewan has been a mainstay on his provincial team for a number of years and has already helped Team Saskatchewan to a number of podium finishes at junior national championships. Ostepchuk boasts a bronze medal finish at the 2018 Junior National Championships and a silver medal at the 2016 CWBL National Championships.

Ostepchuk earned a roster spot on the Men’s U23 National Team and the Senior Men’s National Team in 2017. He considers the accomplishment to be an amazing opportunity to play at a high level and compete against the top athletes from around the world.

Interesting Facts

  • His role models are Patrick Anderson and Luca Patuelli

Major International Competition

Tournament Gold Silver Bronze Other
World Junior Championships: 1 0 0 0 6th (’17)
World Championships: 1 0 0 0 12th (’18)

Statistics

World Championships

Year GP Min M/G Field Goals 3 Pts Free Throws Rebounds AS TO ST BS PF FO PTS P/G
M/A % M/A % M/A % OR DR TOT
2018 1 5:44 5:44 0/1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0


Legend
: GP = Games Played; Min = Minutes; M/G = Minutes per Game; M/A = Made / Attempted; OR = Offensive Rebounds; DR = Defensive Rebounds; TOT = Total; AS = Assists; TO = Turn Overs; ST = Steals; BS = Blocked Shots;PF = Personal Foul; FO = Foul On; PTS = Points; P/G = Points per Game

Competitive Teams

Level Team Location Year(s)
International Canada (SMNT) Canada 2017
International Canada (JMNT) Canada 2017
Club (domestic) Team Saskatchewan Saskatchewan 2012-present

Career Notes

2018: 3rd place at Junior Nationals in Longueuil, QC (Named an all-star – domestic)…5th place at 2018 Continental Clash in Sheffield, GB (Team Canada)…12th place at the 2018 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships (Team Canada)

2017: 2nd place at Americas Cup in Cali Colombia (Team Canada)… 7th place at CWBL National Championship with Team Saskatchewan in Montreal, Que. (domestic)… 6th place at the Men’s U23 World Championship in Toronto, Ont. (Team Canada)…

2016:  1st place in Tier 2 at CWBL National Championship with Team Saskatchewan in Kamloops, B.C. (domestic)…

2015:  2nd place at Canada Games with Team Saskatchewan in Prince George, B.C. (domestic)…

2014:  1st place at Junior National Championship with Team Saskatchewan in Edmonton, Alta. (domestic)…

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