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Thu, 14/09/2017 - 08:23

Institut Barcelona Esports

A weekend of City of Barcelona International Trophies

Competició. The 24th City of Barcelona International Wheelchair Basketball Trophy is being held at the Espanya Industrial Municipal Sports Centre from 15 to 17 September, and the 14th City of Barcelona International Track Cycling Trophy is on 16 September at the Velòdrom.

The 24th City of Barcelona International Wheelchair Basketball Trophy – 7th Joan Palau i Francàs Memorial

The 24th City of Barcelona International Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Trophy – 7th Joan Palau i Francàs Memorial is being held in the Espanya Industrial Municipal Sports Centre (CEM), at Carrer de Muntadas 37, from 15 to 17 September.

This year, the Trophy is a perfect opportunity for European teams to get ready for the new 2017-18 season, as they are playing in the top European competition. A number of world-class teams and players are taking part, making the competition a top-class showcase.

The competition is structured as a mini-league, with all teams playing against one another. The first-phase matches will be played on Saturday, with the finals on Sunday. The following teams are taking part: Leopards de Guyenne Bordeaux (France), Pilatus Dragons (Switzerland), Meylan Grenoble handibasket (France), the Catalan national team.

In addition to the 24th City of Barcelona International Trophy itself, there will also be a tribute to all the players, coaches and referees that took part in the Barcelona ’92 Paralympics before the final on Sunday 17, as part of the 25th anniversary celebrations for the Barcelona ’92 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The 14th City of Barcelona International Track Cycling Trophy – 5th Miquel Poblet Memorial

The 14th City of Barcelona International Track Cycling Trophy, for the men and women’s Elite category, is being held at the Velòdrom d’Horta cycling track on Saturday 16 September. The programmed disciplines are Sprint, Keirin, points Race, Pursuit and Scratch.

There will be morning and afternoon sessions. In the morning, there are training sessions starting at 8:30 am, followed by heats for seven events, ending at 1 pm. In the afternoon, there will be official training sessions from 4 to 5 pm, and from 5 to 8 pm the remaining finals and competitions will take place. The medal ceremonies will take place from 8.15 pm onwards.

 

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