Great Britain national wheelchair rugby team

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Great Britain United Kingdom GRB

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IWRF Ranking 5th
IWRF Zone IWRF European
National Federation GBWR
Coach United Kingdom Tom O'Connor
Paralympic Games
Appearances 4
Medals
World Championships
Appearances 5
Medals
IWRF European Championship
Appearances 8
Medals Gold medal with cup.svg Gold: 1995, 2003, 2005, 2007
Silver medal.svg Silver: 1997, 2011
Bronze medal.svg Bronze: 1999
Uniforms
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Red jersey
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Team colours
Red
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Blue jersey
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Team colours
Blue

The Great Britain national wheelchair rugby team represents the Great Britain in international wheelchair rugby. Great Britain is the most successful team in European competition, winning four gold medals at the European Championship.

Paralympics[edit]

Great Britain has competed in every wheelchair rugby tournaments at the Paralympic Games, first when it was a demonstration sport in 1996, then since it entered the Official program in 2000.[1]

Great Britain is the host of the 2012 Paralympics in London, and for the wheelchair rugby event, the host country directly qualifies, as long as it has a rank on the IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Ranking List [1], closing 31 January 2012.[2]


Competitive record[edit]

Past Rosters[edit]

The Great Britain players at the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing.

2008 Paralympic Games:


2012 Paralympic Games:

References[edit]

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