Article and video from Israel National News / Arutz Sheva.
Israel is hosting and participating in the Wheelchair Basketball European Championships Tuesday at Nazareth, in the Galilee. The men’s teams are divided into two groups, one of which includes Israel, Italy, Turkey, Belgium, Switzerland and Great Britain.
Five men’s and three women’s spots for the London 2012 Paralympic Games will be up for grabs after both Great Britain’s men’s and women’s teams automatically qualified for those Games as the host nation in the final games, to be held in two weeks.
Italy, the defending champion, and France are the favorites to win the championship.
On the women’s side, Israel will team up with defending champion Germany and France and the Netherlands, Turkey, Spain and Britain.
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