Wheelchair Basketball World Championships 2006

Men’s Championships¬†

Australian Team (Rollers)

Players РJustin Eveson, Brett Stibners, Tristan Knowles, Shaun Norris, Andrew Flavell, Darryl Taylor, Adrian King, Tige Simmons, Jace Claree, Shaun Groenewegen, Brendan Dowler, Brad Ness

Coaches – Murray Treseder (Head Coach), Mal Keene (Assistant Coach)

Officials РKelvin Browner (Manager), Ian Lowther (Physiotherapist)

Australian Results

Preliminary Round

  • Australia 69 – France 47
  • Australia 90 – South Africa 39
  • Australia 93 – Sweden 59
  • Australia 66 – Great Britain 46

Quarter-finals

  • Australia 51 – Italy 49

Sem-finals

  • Australia 65 – Canada 52

Gold Medal Match

  • Australia 80 – Netherlands 53

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Women’s Championships

Australian Team (Gliders)

Players¬†‚ÄstMelanie Domaschenz¬†(1.0),¬†Leisl Tesch¬†(4.0),¬†Clare Burzynski¬†(1.0),¬†Kylie Gauci¬†(2.0),¬†Shelley Chaplin¬†(3.5),¬†Melanie Hall¬†(2.5),¬†Alison Mosely¬†(4.5),¬†Kylie Gauci(2.0),¬†Kathleen O’Kelly-Kennedy¬†(4.0),¬†Jenny Nicholls, incomplete

Coaches РGerry Hewson (Head Coach),  Matt Dunstan (Assistant Coach)

Officials –¬† Sonia Healy (Program Manager/Assistant Coach), David Spurrier (Physiotherapist)

Australian Results

Preliminary Round

  • Australia 56 –¬† ¬†France 23
  • Australia 47 – Mexico 39
  • Australia 37 – Canada 52

Quarter-finals

  • Australia 52 – Japan 39

Semi-finals

  • Australia 65 – United States 35

Gold Medal Match

  • Australia 48 – Germany 52

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Australian teams and results at the Men’s and Women‚Äôs Championships, July 6 ‚Äď July 15, 2006,¬† Amsterdam, The Netherlands.