Wheelchair basketball teams named
July 5, 2012
Eight NSWIS athletes have had their spot at the 2012 Paralympic Games confirmed following the announcement of the men's and women's wheelchair basketball teams.
The men's team, the Rollers, features four NSWIS athletes, including three from the gold medal triumph in Beijing. Tristan Knowles, Grant Mizens and Brett Stibners will return to Paralympic competition, while Nick Taylor makes his Paralympic debut for Australia after competing for South Africa in Beijing.
The women's team, the Gliders, also features four NSWIS athletes, all of whom are returning after a bronze medal in Beijing. Kylie Gauci, Katie Hill, Tina McKenzie and Sarah Stewart will line up for the team as they look for Paralympic glory.
The Paralympic Games begin on August 29.
By NSWIS News