Virtus today opened the bidding process to find the host of the 2021 World Basketball Championships. This will be the first major basketball competition since the 2019 Global Games and is expected to bring together the worlds best players with an intellectual impairment in both mens and womens competition.
Tony Guihot (AUS), who was recently appointed as the Sport Director for Virtus Basketball said “I’m really pleased to launch the process to identify our hosts next year – basketball is an extremely competitive sport in the Virtus programme and always delivers thrilling competition. In 2021 we are also hopeful to see new teams entering this event, as we seek to grow and support our basketball family”.
Details of the bidding process and a new event specification can be found on the competition pages.