9 Sep 2012

Canada takes wheelchair basketball gold

11:26 am on 9 September 2012

The Australian men's wheelchair basketball team has lost its Paralympic title, going down to Canada 58-64 in the gold medal match in London.

The Canadians avenged their loss in the 2008 Beijing Games final, scoring sensation Patrick Anderson finishing the match with 34 points.

Earlier in the evening the United States beat Britain 61-46 to take the bronze medal.