With the invitation of International Wheelchair Basketball Federation Asia Oceania Zone (AOZ), CRP’s Women's Wheelchair Basketball team participated in the women’s development camp 2019 at Suphan Buri, Thailand from 24th to 30th March 2019. Holger Glinicki, the former German National Women’s Team coach and a gold medallist from London 2012 and Troy Sachs, a two time Paralympic gold medallist facilitated the camp. When talking to Mr. Troy Sachs, he discussed about how CRP can manage some good quality sports wheelchairs as donation from his organization the Blues Wheelchair Basketball.
A total of 10 countires including Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, India, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines and Thailand joined the camp. Along with the players referees and classifiers also received training during the camp. Ms. Farjana Touheed, Senior Clinical Physiotherapist and Md. Nasiruzzaman, Diploma Physiotherapist took part in those training sessions conducted by Toufic Allouche, AOZ Classification Officer and Matt Wells, AOZ Technical Officer.
Mr. Norbert Kucera, Secretary General of International Wheelchair Basketball Federation encouraged all players and shown his interest to improve the condition of wheelchair basketball in Bangladesh.