National Team

Semi Final Set for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Jen Remick on September 16, 2016

Rio De Janerio, BRAZIL – The U.S. will face Canada in Semi Final #1 of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games at 11:45 a.m. ET Saturday.

The U.S. earned their semi final spot as winners of Pool B going 3-0 in Paralympic competition thus far.  Canada comes in 2-1 after a 62-63 loss to Australia in overtime in the final game of Pool A.

Meeting the Canadians in a Paralympic Semi Final is not new territory for Team USA. The two have met on three previous occasions in Sydney, Athens and London.

Daily competition wrap ups, stats and scores will be posted on usawr.org.  Be sure to check out teamusa.org for the watch guide to catch all the action from Rio.

For more information contact Jen Remick at jenr@lakeshore.org.