GIO IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship

Sunday 05 August 2018 to Friday 10 August 2018

Sydney will host the world’s top twelve wheelchair rugby teams as they compete for the Wheelchair Rugby World Championship. The Australian Steelers are the reigning Paralympic and World Champions and are looking to defend their title on home soil against the world's best.

Since its inception in 1976, the sport of wheelchair rugby, previously known as “murderball” has showcased the fierce and competitive nature of sports for athletes with a disability and captivated viewers worldwide.

The GIO 2018 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship will be the biggest international wheelchair rugby event in Sydney since the 2000 Paralympic Games and the Steelers are hopeful that a home-ground advantage will provide them the edge they need to defend their crown.

The Championship kicks off with Family Fun Day on Sunday 5 August and concludes with the bronze and gold medal games on the afternoon of Friday 10 August.

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