Between October 16-18, Motivation Romania Foundation, together with Romanian Basketball Federation the Ministry of Youth and Sports organized the Wheelchair Basketball Tournament. The event took place at the sports hall in Izvorani, the Olympic Sports Complex Sydney and it brought together 35 wheelchair users from Prahova, Dâmbovița, Ilfov, Călărași, Bacău, Neamț, Brașov, Sibiu and Hunedoara. The activity aimed to promote the abilities of people with disabilities and of an independent life for people with mobility disabilities.
The athletes who attended the event came from Wheels of Change Sports Club Association, Supernova Neamt Sports Club Association, Motivation Ilfov Regional Association for Sports for Persons with Disabilities, Astral Wheels Sports Club Association and Be Independent Sports Club Association. The team from Neamt County finished the competition on the first place and it was followed by the teams from Prahova, Sibiu, Ilfov and Brasov.
The event was organized and financed within the project “Wheels of Change – independent living for wheelchair users”, conducted by Motivation Romania Foundation in partnership with the Romanian Basketball Federation and the Ministry of Youth and Sports.