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Poland defeats Great Britain in first leg of men’s World Deaf Basketball Championship

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Earlier today in Lublin, Poland men’s national deaf basketball team defeat Great Britain in the first left of a home – away qualification process for next year’s World Deaf Basketball Championship (WDBC). The score was 109 – 31.

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Poland outplayed and outscored Team GB in every quarter.  In the first, the Poles out scored them 22 – 5.  In the second, they outscored them 28 – 6.  In the third, they outscored them 28 – 8.  In the fourth quarter, Team GB had their biggest scoring period but were still outscored 31 – 12.

 

As Poland and Great Britain were the two lowest ranking teams in Europe, they had to go through qualifying.  The winning team gets a berth at WDBC 2015 in Taiwan.  The return match is scheduled for  February 21, 2015 at 16:30 local time in Leicester, Great Britain.

Laura Hale
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Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees.

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