Blair wins bronze in Germany
Former Horsham basketballer Jannik Blair scored eight points in Australia’s bronze medal win at the FIBA 2018 International Wheelchair Basketball Federation World Championships in Hamburg, Germany. Blair also pulled in seven rebounds. His Australian Rollers defeated Iran 68-57 in the bronze medal match at the championships.
The bronze continues the Rollers’ successful run at the world championships.
The team has earned a medal at each of the past four tournaments, including gold medals in 2014 and 2010.
Great Britain defeated the USA 69-72 to win this year’s gold medal.
The championships concluded on Sunday.