National Team

USA Advances to Gold Medal Final

Jen Remick on October 19, 2019

USA Wheelchair Rugby won in a thriller today in Tokyo, besting Great Britain 49-48 in the semi final of the 2019 World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge. Top scorers for the United States today were Chuck Aoki with 21, Josh Wheeler with 12 and Joe Delagrave with 11.

Today’s win advances the U.S. to Sunday’s gold medal final at 2 a.m. CDT. The game will be live streamed on the event website. Tournament games are archived on their YouTube channel. The Americans will face Australia who advanced after their 57-56 victory over host team, Japan.