IWRF Americas Championship

IWRF Americas Championship
Formerly IWAS Americas Championship
Sport Wheelchair rugby
Inaugural season 2009
Countries Currently 6
Continent Americas
Most recent champion(s) United States (2nd title)
Most titles United States (2 titles)

The IWRF Americas Championship or IWRF Americas Zone Championship is the name commonly used to refer to the Americas wheelchair rugby championships that take place every two years between national teams of the Americas zone. The Americas Championship is a qualifying tournament for the IWRF World Championships and the Paralympic Games.

Canada participated in the IWRF Asia-Oceania Championship in 2007.

Summaries

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
2009
Details
Argentina
(Buenos Aires)

United States
73–26
Canada

Argentina
46–43
Brazil
2011
Details
Colombia
(Bogotá)[1][2]

United States
56–45
Canada

Brazil
69–31
Mexico
2013
Details
United States
(Birmingham)[3]

United States
63–40
Canada

Brazil
67–44
Argentina

Championships per nation

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 United States 3 0 0 3
2 Canada 0 3 0 3
3 Brazil 0 0 2 2
3 Argentina 0 0 1 1

Participation details

Team
2009

2011
Total
Argentina 3rd 4th 2
Brazil 4th 3rd 2
Canada 2nd 2nd 2
Colombia - 5th 1
Mexico - 6th 1
United States 1st 1st 2

See also

References

  1. ^ USA Continues Wheelchair Rugby Winning Streak, Brazil Impresses, International Paralympic Committee (IPC), September 26, 2011
  2. ^ bogota2011.org
  3. ^ IWRF News : 2013 Americas Championship Results
  • 2009 IWRF Americas Championship
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