ALBERTA AND QUEBEC TO BATTLE FOR GOLD AT JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN LONGUEUIL
Wheelchair Basketball Canada – (March 17, 2018 – LONGUEUIL, QUE.) Four-time defending Canada Games gold medalists, Team Quebec, will square off against Team Alberta in the gold medal final of the 2018 Junior National Wheelchair Basketball Championships Sunday at 12pm EST. Quebec will have home court advantage as they fend for the title of national champion and top seed at the 2019 Canada Games.
Both Alberta and Quebec cruise into the championship game with 5-0 records this weekend after defeating their opponents in their quarter final and semi final matches today.
Team Ontario and Team Saskatchewan will face off at the bronze medal game Sunday at 10am EST.
The three-day tournament is co-hosted by Wheelchair Basketball Canada and Parasports Québec and features the best junior wheelchair basketball athletes in Canada.
Final results from today can be found here.
About Parasports Québec
Parasports Québec is an organization dedicated to the promotion and development of parasports in Quebec. Its mission is to develop programs or projects that promote the development of people with physical limitations by promoting health and active living to stimulate their integration process. In addition, Parasports Québec promotes access to parasports at all levels of performance.
About Wheelchair Basketball Canada
Wheelchair Basketball Canada is the national sport governing body responsible for the organization of the sport in Canada. It is a non-profit, charitable organization that is committed to excellence in the development, support and promotion of wheelchair basketball programs and services for all Canadians from grassroots to high performance. Wheelchair basketball is a fast-paced, hard-hitting, competitive sport in which Canada is held in high esteem around the world for winning a combined six gold, one silver, and one bronze medal in the last seven Paralympic Games. For more information, please visit www.wheelchairbasketball.ca.