U.S. Paralympics

U.S. Paralympics

May 15 Gold medal games to be streamed live from 2013 Warrior Games presented by Deloitte

By U.S. Paralympics | May 15, 2013, 2 p.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The gold medal games in the sitting volleyball and wheelchair basketball competitions at the 2013 Warrior Games presented by Deloitte will be streamed live on ESPN3 on Wednesday from the Clune Arena at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Scheduled the begin at 8:30 p.m. ET, the gold medal sitting volleyball game will be a rematch of the 2012 final between the Army and Marine Corps teams. Earlier this week, Marines topped Army. George Egan from USA Volleyball will announce the gold medal game.

Army will play either the Marines or Navy team for the gold medal in wheelchair basketball - based on tonight’s consolation bracket. That game will be broadcast at 10:30 p.m. ET, featuring announcers Justin Obermeyer, head coach of the Denver Lady Rolling Nuggets and 2016 Paralympic hopeful in wheelchair basketball, and John Register, Army Veteran and retired two-time U.S. Paralympian in swimming and track and field.

The telecast is available through ESPN3.com.

Approximately 260 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans are competing in the 2013 Warrior Games presented by Deloitte, including five U.S. teams with athletes representing each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as a sixth team from the United Kingdom, representing the British Armed Forces.

Admission to the Warrior Games is free. Competition concludes Thursday with swimming.

For more on the 2013 Warrior Games presented by Deloitte, visit teamusa.org/warriorgames/.

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