Iran Wheelchair Basketball Drawn with USA at Rio 2016

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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.

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