Australia edged past Japan to reach the final of the World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge in Tokyo.
The Paralympic champions triumphed 57-56 in front of a partisan crowd at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.
They will take on the United States in the battle for gold after the American side narrowly defeated Britain 49-48.
Saturdays action at WWRC in Tokyo includes 2 final placing games (5/6th & 7/8th), and 2 semifinals to determine who plays for gold & bronze on Sunday. Games will be webcast live except JPN v AUS, which will be available later due to TV rights. Tune in at https://t.co/SWzfngGQ77 pic.twitter.com/H8Kk5Kcf6w— Wheelchair Rugby (@IWRF) October 18, 2019
Before the semi-finals took place, Canada overcame France 61-60 to secure fifth place, while New Zealand beat Brazil 54-47 to finish seventh.
The gold- and bronze-medal matches will take place tomorrow when competition concludes.
A Closing Ceremony is then scheduled to mark the end of the tournament, which saw eight of the world's top 1- teams pitted against each other.