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GB Men’s team announced for the IWBF U23 European Championships

GB Men’s team announced for the IWBF U23 European Championships

We’re proud to announce the GB Men’s team to compete in the IWBF U23 European Championships this summer.

The IWBF U23 European Championships is taking place in Madrid, Spain, and serves as a qualification tournament for the 2025 Men’s U23 World Championship. The competition gets started mid-June. More information on the competition will be available in the coming weeks via the IWBF Europe website: https://iwbf.org/event/2024-mens-u23-european-championships/

Name, classification, and club
Ollie Porter – 1.0 – Mohawks
Abderrahim Taghrest – 1.0 – Sheffield Steelers
Alex Wilson – 2.5 – Sheffield Steelers
Henley Cavaghner – 2.5 – Manchester Revolution
Tom Harvey – 3.0 – Sheffield Steelers
Charlie McIntyre – 3.0 – Dinamo Sassari
Oscar Knight – 3.5 – Iberconsa Amfiv
Jack Long – 3.5 – CWBA
Joel Clifton – 3.5 – Plymouth Fusion
Liam Barker – 3.5 – Reading Rockets
George Gray – 4.0 – Jaguars WBC
Finley Erskine – 4.0 – Lothian Phoenix

Ade Orogbemi, who achieved two Paralympic Bronze medals as a player with the Men’s senior squad (Beijing 2008, Rio 2016), leads the team as Head Coach. Mark Stevenson and retired Paralympian Joe Bestwick (Beijing 2008 for GB) complete the line-up as Assistant Coaches, offering experience and mentorship to the team.

We’ll be covering the action on our social media channels and following the U23 GB Men as they progress through the competition. We can’t wait to support the team, and a huge congratulations to the athletes on their selection!

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