Iran Wheelchair Basketball Drawn with USA at Rio 2016
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s wheelchair basketball team has been drawn along with USA in Group B of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Iran was drawn with London 2012 Paralympic bronze medallist and 2014 World Championship runner-up the USA, host Brazil, Britain, Germany and Algeria.
In the 12-team men's tournament, Spain has been drawn with defending Paralympic champion Canada, Paralympic silver medallists and back-to-back world champion Australia, Turkey, the Netherlands and Japan in Group A.
The event will take place on September 7-18 at the Olympic Training Center and the Rio Olympic Arena.