Sport Japan beat Aust in wheelchair rugby final

16:31  10 august  2018
16:31  10 august  2018 Source:   msn.com

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Shinichi Shimakawa of Japan (right) and Ryley Batt of Australia contest the ball during the Gold Medal match between Australia and Japan. © AAP Image/Craig Golding Shinichi Shimakawa of Japan (right) and Ryley Batt of Australia contest the ball during the Gold Medal match between Australia and Japan. Tournament upstarts Japan have held their nerve to deny Australia a Wheelchair Rugby World Championship gold medal, beating the hosts 62-61 at Sydney Olympic Park.

Having disposed of world No.2 and four-time champions the USA in Thursday's semi-final, the Japanese weren't overawed by facing defending world champs Australia in the final to claim their first international tournament title.

The Steelers were their own worst enemy at times on Friday, committing uncharacteristic turnovers as the visitors used their wheel speed and hustle to upset the hosts' rhythm.

In the earlier bronze medal match, the USA defeated Great Britain 47-36.

Dylan Alcott fuming after being left stranded on a plane .
Wheelchair tennis star Dylan Alcott has blown up on social media after he was left stranded on a plane following a flight. Alcott took a selfie while he was seated on the plane on his own, with all other passengers having already exited the flight.The 27-year-old posted the photo on Twitter on Friday, along with a stern message for the airline responsible, whom he didn't name.“Left on ANOTHER PLANE without my wheelchair being brought to the gate,” Alcott said in the tweet.“No idea where it is. Waiting for TOO LONG!“Australian airlines need to sort their s*** out.

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