Wheelchair basketball


Montreal, QC


David Eng is a leader on and off the basketball court. His passion for the sport is undeniable and he is well known for his vocal, aggressive style of play and his ability to make the players around him better.

At the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima he helped Canada win the silver medal and earn a berth in the 2020 Paralympics. If Eng goes to Tokyo it will be his fifth career Paralympics.

In 2018, Eng was named MVP of Tier 1 at the 2018 CWBL National Championship in Martensville, Sask. while leading the Gladiateurs de Laval to a 1st place finish. A few weeks later he competed at the world championships in Hamburg. He also placed first at the 2018 NWBA National Championship (Div 1) with the New York Rollin Knicks and was named an all-star.

At the 2016 Paralympic Games he was named Canada’s flag bearer for the Opening Ceremony.

Eng discovered wheelchair basketball as a kid thanks to his uncle Gérald Brulé, a former member of the Men’s National Team. Eng started playing the sport recreationally in 1989 with the Gladiateurs de Laval, a local club team near his hometown of Montreal.

In 2004, Eng earned a full-time roster spot with Team Canada. He enjoyed a successful rookie season with the National Team en route to a gold medal at the Paralympic Games in Athens. Since then he has gone on to capture numerous medals and individual accolades while representing Canada, including a 2006 World Championship title, a Paralympic silver medal in 2008 and another Paralympic gold medal in 2012.


2004, 2008, 2012, 2016 Paralympic Games… 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015, 2019 Parapan American Games… Wheelchair Basketball Canada Male Athlete of the Year (2012, 2015, 2017)


He earned a B.A. in Kinesiology at the University of Texas in Arlington.


  • 2019 Parapan American Games – Silver
  • 2018 World Championships – 11th
  • 2016 Paralympic Games – 12th
  • 2015 Parapan American Games – Silver
  • 2012 Paralympic Games – Gold
  • 2011 Parapan American Games – Bronze
  • 2010 World Championships – 7th
  • 2008 Paralympic Games – Silver
  • 2007 Parapan American Games – Silver
  • 2006 World Championships – Gold
  • 2004 Paralympic Games – Gold
  • 2003 Parapan American Games – Gold
Year Type
Host City
2019 Parapan am Games
Lima, Peru
1 silver medals

1 silver medals

2016 Summer
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2015 Parapan am Games
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Toronto, Canada
1 silver medals

1 silver medals

2012 Summer
London, England
1 gold medals

1 gold medals

2011 Parapan am Games
Guadalajara, Mexico
1 bronze medals

1 bronze medals

2008 Summer
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Beijing, China
1 silver medals

1 silver medals

2007 Parapan am Games
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1 silver medals

1 silver medals

2004 Summer
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Athens, Greece
1 gold medals

1 gold medals