• Are you Wheelchair Rugby Ready?
  • The only full contact wheelchair sport in the world
  • An invasion and evasion sport...
  • Actively played in 26 countries with more in development
  • Wrecking wheelchairs around the world since 1977
  • Combines the ethos of Rugby with elements of basketball and handball
  • Don't just sit there - get in the game
  • IWRF Partners

IWRF European Zone

Zonal Contacts
Christoph Werner
- President of Zone
Matias Costa
- Vice President of Zone
Sofia Beloka
- Development Commissioner
Ulrica Ulfson
- Technical Commissioner
Sarah Leighton
- Head Classifier
John Timms
- Competitions Manager
Active countries
Österreichischer Behindertensportverband
Brigittenauer Lände 42, 1200 Wien, Austria
+43 1 3326134
Primary Contact :
Michaela Göri
Belgium Paralympic Committee
Boechoutlaan 9,
B-1020 Brussels
Belgium
+32 2 474 5162
Primary Contact :
Philippe Mees
Czech Wheelchair Rugby Association (CWRA)
Kpt. Stranskeho 995
Prague 9
Czech Republic
192 00
+420 602 952 100
Primary Contact :
David Lukes
Dansk Handicap Idraets-Forbund
Broendby Stadion 20, 2605 Broendby, Denmark
+45 24 26 24 08
Primary Contact :
Hans Kristian Wacher
+45 40 40 83 94
Gregers Lehrmann Bruun
Finnish Association of Sport for the Disabled
Radiokatu 20, 5th Floor
FIN-00240 Helsinki
Finland
+358 9 4257 9824
Primary Contact :
Petri Räbinä
+358 400 933 312
Federation Francaise Handisport
42 Rue Louis Lumière
75020 Paris
France
33 140 314 500
Primary Contact :
Michel Terrefond
German Wheelchair Rugby Federation
Friedrich-Alfred-Str. 10
47055 Duisburg
Germany
+49 7174 234
Primary Contact :
Frank-Thomas Hartleb
+ 49 203 7174171
Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby Limited
Rugby HouseTwickenham Stadium200 Whitton RoadTwickenhamMiddlesex TW2 7BA England
+44 (0)20 8831 7645
Primary Contact :
David Pond
CEO
Irish Wheelchair Association
Blackheath Drive
Clontarf, Dublin 3
Ireland
+353 862344173
Primary Contact :
Garrett Culliton
Chairperson
FISPES - Federazione Italiana Sport Paralimpici e Sperimentali
Via Flaminia Nuova 830 - 00191 Roma
+39 0664721080
Primary Contact :
Francesco Carboni
+39 3202523923
Gehandicaptensport Nederland
Regulierenring 2b
Postbus 200
3980 CE, Bunnik
Netherlands
+30 659 7300
Primary Contact :
Obbe Winkels
Storwarzysznie Sportu Osob Niepelnosprawnych
ul. Staszica 22/13
47-400 Racibórz
Poland
+48 603 783 025
Primary Contact :
Tomasz Szkwara
+ 48 603 783 025
Swedish Sports Organization for the Disabled and and Swedish Paralympic Committee SHIF
Idrottens Hus
SE-114 73
Stockholm, Sweden
+46 26 4575771
Primary Contact :
Bo Stork
Swiss Paraplegics Association
Kantonsstrasse 40, CH-6207 Nottwil
+41 41 939 54 36
+41 41 939 54 05
Primary Contact :
Martin Wenger
Countries targeted for future development
Alli Opsi
Nikis 53, 56431
Thessaloniki
Greece
Primary Contact :
Alexandros Galinakis
Primary Contact :
Edit Mészáros
Israel Paralympic Committee
10, Shitrit St., Tel Aviv, 64982
97236493132
Primary Contact :
Hasas Hefetz
Norwegian Rugby Union
Norges Rugby forbund N-0840 Oslo Norway
+47 2102 9845
Primary Contact :
Erik Baret
Primary Contact :
Jose Paulo
Adeli Training and Methods Rehabilitation Centre
Dmitrovskoye Shosse 100127247Moscow, Russia
Primary Contact :
Tatiana Nechay
Primary Contact :
Karina Matiazh

Latest News

The Sport Manager will be employed by Rio 2016, and will work closely with IWRF to ensure all aspects of the wheelchair rugby competition in 2016 are delivered to the highest standards. This role is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of wheelchair rugby at one of the most high profile sporting events in the world.
The Canada Cup, which is considered one of the most prestigious wheelchair rugby tournaments in the world, will take place from June 19-21 at the Richmond Olympic Oval.

Upcoming events

Rock N Rose Europa Cup 2014
13th June - 15th June 2014
Toulouse, France
Event Contact :
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2014 Canada Cup
15th June - 22nd June 2014
Richmond Olympic Oval
Richmond, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Event Contact :
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IWRF World Rankings

1. United States of America
2. Australia
3. Canada
4. Sweden
5. Japan