Result: Great Britain to battle for bronze after defeat to Canada

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Great Britain's defeat to Canada means that they will face the United States in the bronze medal match.

Great Britain's men's wheelchair basketball team will go for the bronze medal after defeat to Canada put them out at the semi-final stage.

Britain put up a good fight but did not have enough against one of the top sides in the world, despite an excellent performance and 14 points from Ade Orogbemi.

Canada edged into a 21-16 lead after five unanswered point in the final two minutes of the first quarter.

From there, Canada only needed to shade the remaining quarters and they took the second 12-11 to give them a 33-27 half-time lead.

The third period was where the damage was done. With five minutes to play the score was 41-33, but a flurry of baskets put the Canadians home and dry with a 57-37 lead at the end of the quarter.

Despite Britain's best efforts, they lost 69-52 overall and will face the United States in the bronze-medal match, while Canada will face Australia for gold.

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