Canada wins 2014 Women's World Wheelchair Basketball Championship
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Sunday, June 29, 2014
, , — Canada has won the at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, defeating 54–50 in the gold medal match yesterday afternoon. The game was a close one, which was decided in an exciting finish involving a series of missed shots and turnovers by both sides.
Thewon the bronze medal game, defeating the 74–58. The score belied the closeness of the game. The Netherlands only pulled ahead in the third quarter. Attempts to gain extra time by sending the Netherlands to the free throw line in the closing minutes increased the margin to twenty points at one stage.
In her closing remarks, Maureen Orchard, the President of the, said the completion webcast had been watched by 68,000 people in 68 countries.
- Courtney Pollock. "Schedule & Results" — , June 28, 2014 (access date)