GBWR Releases Schedule for BT World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge
The BT WORLD WHEELCHAIR RUGBY CHALLENGE 2015 (WWRC15) will see London 2012 Paralympic Gold medalists Australia return to the Olympic Park alongside Silver medalists Canada, and Bronze medalists USA. Other nations taking part alongside Great Britain are New Zealand, South Africa, Japan and France.
The tournament will take place from 12 to 16 October 2015 at the Copper Box, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, recently the venue for the Gold medal winning Great Britain Invictus Games Wheelchair Rugby team. Competing nations have been divided into two groups and will battle it out for top position in each group before the playoffs on Thursday, and a thrilling battle for medals on the Friday.
|Mon 12 October 2015|
|Tue 13 October 2015|
|Wed 14 October 2015|
|Thurs 15 October 2015|
|Fri 16 October 2015|
|17:15||Bronze Medal Match|
|19:45||Gold Medal Match|
David Pond, Chief Executive of Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby comments, “Our aim is to provide teams with an opportunity to play the best in the world a year out from Rio, as well as provide a world class event for the public and the many Rugby World Cup visitors to England. Alongside the event we will be teaming up with London partners to host a community festival on Sunday 11 October, which we hope will attract anyone interested in having fun in a chair.”
Ticket information is available from the WWRC15 website: www.wwrc15.com
For further details contact Daniel Hook at GBWR:
or Martyn Salt: