Rio 2016 confirms wheelchair

Rio 2016 confirms wheelchair rugby groups

Rio de Janeiro, June 9 (IANS) Hosts Brazil have been drawn in the same group as defending champions Australia at the Rio Paralympic Games wheelchair rugby tournament in August.

Canada and Britain were also placed in Group A during the competition draw on Wednesday, reports Xinhua.

Group B will comprise the USA, Japan, Sweden and France.

Australia beat Canada 66-51 in the wheelchair rugby final at the 2012 London Paralympics.

The competition will be played at Rio de Janeiro’s Carioca 1 Arena from September 7-18.

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