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GB Men emerge battle-hardened after competitive Continental Clash

As the world counts down to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, the GB Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Team took on the sport’s leading nations at the Leicester Sports Arena (2nd-5th July) – less than 10 weeks before they take centre stage in Brazil.

The competition proved tough throughout as Great Britain battled against Australia, Canada, USA and Japan.

In the final game of the competition, the home nation saw off Japan for a victorious end to their Continental Clash and succeeded in securing it with a score of 64-46.

USA proved the strongest team, finishing the event with a 100% winning record.

Check out all the results below.

Date Session Time Home v Away
Saturday 2nd July 1 09:45 Canada 53 v 64 Netherlands
12:00 Australia 51 v 41 Japan
2 17:15 USA 77 v 30 Canada
19:45 Great Britain 70 v 75 Australia
Sunday 3rd July 3 09:45 Japan 45 v 77 USA
12:00 Australia 64 v 56 Netherlands
4 15:00 Canada 40 v 68 Great Britain
18:00 Netherlands 38 v 58 Japan
Monday 4th July 5 09:45 Netherlands 63 v 55 Great Britain
12:00 USA 78 v 62 Australia
6 15:00 Japan 57 v 41 Canada
7 19:00 Great Britain 49 v 58 USA
Tuesday 5th July 8 09:45 Australia 71 v 53 Canada
12:00 Great Britain 64 v 46 Japan
9 15:00 Netherlands 61 v 63 USA

Source: British Wheelchair Basketball
Image: British Wheelchair Basketball