Hamburg 2018: French women’s team named

The World Wheelchair Basketball Championships are set for August in Hamburg, Germany 22 Jun 2018
Woman in wheelchair holding a basketball while another tries to defend her

Marianne Buso brings experience in the French women's wheelchair basketball team ahead of Hamburg 2018

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France have named the 12 women who will compete at August’s IWBF World Wheelchair Basketball Championships, in Hamburg, Germany.

The squad features three changes from the team that qualified for the World Championships at last year’s European Championships in Tenerife, Spain.

The three new additions are Anne-Sophie Rubler (1.5), Marie Carliez (2.0) and Lucie Nolet (2.0).

It will be the French team’s fifth appearance at a World Championships, with their highest finish being fifth when they hosted the tournament in St Etienne in 1990.

The World Championships will take place between 16-26 August.

• Sandrella Awad (1.0)

• Agnes Glemp-Etavard (1.0)

• Anne-Sophie Rubler (1.5)

• Marie Carliez (2.0)

• Lucie Nolet (2.0)

• Oumy Fall (2.5)

• Annabelel Alixe-Picut (3.0)

• Grace Wembolua (4.0)

• Marianne Buso (4.5)

• Angelique Pichon (4.5)

• Fabienne Saint-Omer (4.5)

• Solenn Thieurmel (4.5)