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Goalball is a team sport designed specifically for athletes with a vision impairment. Participants compete in teams of three, and try to throw a ball that has bells embedded in it into the opponents' goal. The ball is thrown by hand and never kicked. Using ear-hand coordination, originating as a rehabilitation exercise, the sport ...


Official IPC website of Goalball - find athlete bios, world rankings & records, past & future events, paralympic goalball classifications & rules.

May 8, 2016 ... Goalball is played exclusively by athletes who are blind or visually impaired. It was invented in 1946 to help rehabilitate veterans who had lost their sight...


Goalball. Jen Armbruster competes in goalball at the 2011 Parapan American Games. Goalball was introduced as a medal event at the 1976 Paralympic Games in Torontoafter its success as a demonstration event at the Heidelberg 1972 Paralympic Games. But the sport dates back to 1946 when it was created by Austrian ...

Apr 26, 2013 ... Results: Men Gold: FINLAND Posio, Petri Nousu, Tuomas Alenius, Toni Miinala, Erkki Mattila, Jarno Montonen, Ville Silver: BRAZIL Ferreira de Oliveira, Jose R...


Goalball Tournament Overview. The Metro Washington Association of Blind Athletes is proud to announce that our second goalball tournament will be held at the University of Maryland - College Park on October 21st and 22nd, 2017. We have 8 team slots for men and 4 team slots for women (May vary based on demand).


General information - Goalball was invented in 1946 by Austrian, Hanz Lorenzen, and German Sepp Reindle, in an effort to help in the rehabilitation of blinded war veterans.


Participants learn about and practise keeping possession of and intercepting a ball while wearing eyeshades.


The 'USA Goalball Web Site' is your site for all things Goalball, across the USA! Goalball is a Paralympic sport played by athletes who are blind or visually impaired. Learn more at www.goalball.us.