Goalball is a team sport designed specifically for blind athletes, originally devised in 1946 by the Austrian Hanz Lorenzen and German Sepp Reindle as a means of assisting the rehabilitation of visually impaired World War II veterans. Participants compete in teams of three, and try to throw a ball that has bells embedded in ...
Official IPC website of Goalball - find athlete bios, world rankings & records, past & future events, paralympic goalball classifications & rules.
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 ...
ParalympicsGB did not take a Goalball team to Beijing, but both the GB men's and women's teams made many improvements to their performance programme in the 2008-2012 cycle and moved strongly towards London 2012, following their successful bid to achieve their home nation slots for the Games. Goalball is a sport ...
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.
Goalball is a competitive game for men and women with blindness or a visually impairment. To play a game, two teams with three players each (and up to three substitutes) are needed. Since players have different levels of sight, the players are blindfolded to ensure that all players have no vision.