Wheelchair basketball
at the I Paralympic Games
Paralympic Wheelchair Basketball
1st place, gold medalist(s)  United States (USA) (men class A)
 United States (USA) (men class B)
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Great Britain (GBR) (men class A)
 Netherlands (NED) (men class B)
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Israel (ISR) (men class A)
 Great Britain (GBR) (men class B)

Wheelchair basketball at the 1960 Summer Paralympics consisted of two men's tournaments. One for athletes with complete lesion paraplegia, and one for athletes with incomplete paraplegia.[1][2]

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's class A
 United States (USA)  Great Britain (GBR)  Israel (ISR)
Men's class B
 United States (USA)  Netherlands (NED)  Great Britain (GBR)

Source: Paralympic.org [3]

Class A (incomplete)

Rosters A

Class B (incomplete)

Rosters B

Participating nations A, B (incomplete)


See also


  1. ^ 1960 Paralympic Wheelchair Basketball, by Michael C. Bryce, spitfirechallenge.ca
  2. ^ U.S. Wheel Chair Archer Victor, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, September 22, 1960
  3. ^ "Medallists, Rome 1960 Paralympic Game, Wheelchair rugby". Official Website of the Paralympic Movement. 1960. Retrieved 2012-11-02.
  4. ^ a b U.S. Paraplegics Post 2nd Win, The Milwaukee Sentinel, September 21, 1960, Google News Archive Search
  5. ^ a b c d e U.S. Cagers Are Class Of Paralympics, St. Petersburg Times, September 20, 1960, Google News
  6. ^ Wheel Chair Player Home With 3 Olympic Medals, The Evening Independent, September 29, 1960, Google News Archive Search
  7. ^ https://www.newspapers.com/image/10622647/?terms=stoke%20mandeville&match=1
  8. ^ a b Easy Win in Basketball at Paralympics, The Age, September 21, 1960, Google News Archive Search
  9. ^ Wheelchair Cage Team Posts Win, Lewiston Morning Tribune, September 20, 1960, Google News
  10. ^ Yanks Roll To 2 Wins, The Milwaukee Sentinel, September 20, 1960, Google News Archive Search