14 Memories of 2014: Net gains in wheelchair basketball

December 21, 2014

Women's Wheelchair Basketball team photo

Canada didn’t disappoint its home fans this summer at the women’s wheelchair basketball championships in Toronto. The Canadians earned their first world title since 2006, upsetting Paralympic Games champion Germany 54-50 in the gold medal game. 

This month, join us in revisiting memorable moments for Canadian Paralympic sport in 2014. The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games and the Commonwealth Games were the high profile events for Canadian para-athletes in 2014. But as is the case with their able-bodied counterparts, Canada’s high performance athletes with a disability travelled around the world to various competitions including World Cups and world championships and enjoyed plenty of success.