3×3 Wheelchair Basketball added to Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Video games sports activities program – IWBF
An action-packed programme of sports activities, which incorporates an built-in 3×3 Basketball and 3×3 Wheelchair Basketball competitors, has been unveiled because the Commonwealth’s finest athletes put together to compete throughout regional Victoria in simply over three years.
The Commonwealth Video games Federation, the Andrews Labor Authorities and Commonwealth Video games Australia is in the present day unveiling the complete Sport Program for the Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Video games, that includes 20 sports activities and 26 disciplines, together with 9 absolutely built-in Para sports activities.
Golf, 3×3 Basketball, 3×3 Wheelchair Basketball, Coastal Rowing, Capturing, Capturing Para Sport, BMX Racing, Mountain Bike Cross Nation, Monitor Biking and Para Biking Monitor have been added to the already spectacular sports activities line-up, whereas Coastal Rowing, Golf, and BMX will make a Commonwealth Video games debut.
Commonwealth Video games Federation President, Dame Louise Martin, mentioned:
“We’re thrilled to substantiate the Sport Program for the 2026 Commonwealth Video games, with the extra sports activities proposed by Victoria 2026 finishing an thrilling and numerous line-up.
“The Video games are set to be aggressive and action-packed, that includes an in depth, absolutely built-in Para Sport Program, the debuts of Coastal Rowing, Golf and BMX, the return of Capturing and the scintillating 3×3 Basketball.
“The Program is rooted within the CGF’s 2026-30 Strategic Roadmap, which gives hosts with higher flexibility to suggest new sports activities, particularly ones with particular native relevance that can improve cultural showcasing and improve neighborhood engagement.”
Minister for Commonwealth Video games Supply, Jacinta Allan, mentioned:
“Victoria 2026 will ship a world-class Commonwealth Video games for all Victorians and showcasing all our state has to supply.’’
IWBF President, Ulf Mehrens, mentioned:
“After the success of the built-in 3×3 programme at Birmingham 2022, we’re delighted to be added to the Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Video games sport programme together with the three×3 working sport. The mixture of three×3 basketball and three×3 wheelchair basketball performed in parallel on the identical venue, affords a really distinctive, all-inclusive method. It’s also a milestone within the growth of three×3 in wheelchair basketball as we proceed to give attention to the expansion of this self-discipline and the thrilling alternatives it affords.”
For extra details about the Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Video games, go to vic.gov.au/victoria2026
FULL LIST OF SPORTS
- Aquatics (Swimming, Para Swimming & Diving)
- Athletics & Para Athletics
- 3×3 Basketball, 3×3 Wheelchair Basketball
- Seaside Volleyball
- Coastal Rowing
- Cricket T20 (Ladies’s)
- Biking (BMX)
- Biking (Mountain Bike)
- Biking (Highway)
- Biking (Monitor & Para Monitor)
- Gymnastics (Creative)
- Garden Bowls & Para Garden Bowls
- Rugby Sevens
- Capturing & Capturing Para Sport
- Desk Tennis & Para Desk Tennis
- Triathlon & Para Triathlon
- Weightlifting & Para Powerlifting