World Wheelchair Rugby Championships

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World Wheelchair Rugby Championships
Sport Wheelchair rugby
Founded 1995
Country IWRF members
Continent IWRF (International)
Most recent champion(s)  Australia (1st title)
Most titles  United States (4 titles)

World Wheelchair Rugby Championships is an international wheelchair rugby competition contested by the national teams of the members of the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF), the sport's global governing body.

The first Wheelchair Rugby World Championships was held in Notwil, Switzerland in 1995.[1]

Results[edit]

Summaries[edit]

[2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

Year Host (final location) Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
1995   Switzerland (Nottwil)
United States
41–36
Canada

New Zealand
41–28
Great Britain
1998  Canada (Toronto)
United States
31–28

New Zealand

Canada
44–35
Sweden
2002  Sweden (Gothenburg)
Canada
25–24

United States

Australia
45–38
Belgium
2006  New Zealand (Christchurch)
United States
34–30
New Zealand

Canada
23–19
Great Britain


2010  Canada (Vancouver)
United States
57–45
Australia

Japan
53–47
Sweden
2014  Denmark (Odense)
Australia
67-56

Canada

United States
62-56
Japan

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 4 1 1 6
2  Canada 1 2 2 5
4  Australia 1 1 1 3
2  New Zealand 0 2 1 3
5  Japan 0 0 1 1

Participating nations[edit]

Team Switzerland
1995
Canada
1998
Sweden
2002
New Zealand
2006
Canada
2010
Denmark
2014
Total
 Argentina 12th - 1
 Australia 5th 5th 3rd 6th 2nd 1st 6
 Austria 11th 12th - 2
 Belgium 8th 4th 8th 7th 12th 5
 Canada 2nd 3rd 1st 3rd 5th 2nd 6
 Denmark 12th 6th 2
 Finland 12th 11th 10th 3
 France - - 9th 1
 Germany 6th 9th 7th 10th 11th 5
 Great Britain 4th 7th 5th 4th 6th 5th 6
 Japan 8th 5th 3rd 4th 4
 Netherlands 7th 9th 10th 10th - 4
 New Zealand 3rd 2nd 6th 2nd 9th 8th 6
 Poland 8th - 1
 Sweden 6th 4th 7th 9th 4th 7th 6
 Switzerland 8th 10th 11th 11th - 4
 United States 1st 1st 2nd 1st 1st 3rd 6

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wheelchair rugby info, Official site of the 2010 World Wheelchair Rugby Championships
  2. ^ 1st Wheelchair Rugby World Championships (ISMWSF), Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association (CWSA)
  3. ^ 1998 Wheelchair Rugby World Championships, Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association (CWSA), Archive copy at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ 3rd IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championships, Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association (CWSA)
  5. ^ 4th IWRF World Wheelchair Rugby Championships, Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association (CWSA)
  6. ^ Results, Official site of the 2010 World Wheelchair Rugby Championships
  7. ^ Australia lose World Championship final, Australian Paralympic Committee, September 27, 2010
  8. ^ "Results". 2014 IWRF World Championship Wewbsite. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 

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