Everything you need to know about the International Cup

The International Wheelchair Rugby Cup kicks off at the Halle Carpentier tomorrow morning. The first ever edition of a competition that is already establishing itself as a key tournament, with the top 8 teams in the WWR rankings taking part.

Les équipes en lice

One year before the Games, the world’s elite will be in Paris. The level promises to be very even, with the world’s best teams, used to competing in the biggest international competitions for many years.

All the information on the teams

World ranking

1st – United States
2nd – Australia
3rd – Japan
4th – Great Britain
5th – Canada
6th – France
7th – Denmark
8th – New Zealand

Le calendrier

Saturday 21 October – Halle Carpentier

09:00 – 3rd pool A – 4th pool B (match 5-8)

11:00 – 3rd pool B vs 4th pool A (match 5-8)

15:00 – 1st Pool A vs 2nd Pool B (semi-final 1)

17:00 – 1st Pool B vs 2nd Pool A (semi-final 2)

Sunday 22 October – Accor Arena

11:00 – Match 7-8

13:00 – Match 5-6

15:30 – Bronze final

17:30 – Closing ceremony

19:00 – Final

20:30 – Awards ceremony

Schedule & results


The last tickets for the matches at the Halle Carpentier are still available at the single price of €5 for the whole day. The group matches and semi-finals will be played on the floor of the hall in Paris’s 13th arrondissement.

On the final day, Sunday 22, we head to the Accor Arena! The legendary Paris venue will host the final ranking matches and the grand final at 7pm. Tickets now start at €10.

It’s the perfect opportunity to discover wheelchair rugby with your family or friends, and you’re guaranteed to see 4 matches in one day!

Watch the matches live

Internationally, the entire International Cup will be broadcast on the World Wheelchair Rugby YouTube channel.

The event’s social media