Iran fails to advance to 2022 IBSA Goalball World C'ship

TEHRAN, Dec. 16 (MNA) – Iran lost to Brazil 15-5 and failed to book a place at the 2022 IBSA Goalball World Championships semifinals.

The Iranian national men's goalball team defeated Colombia 15-5, Egypt 10-3, Argentina 10-6 and Ukraine 4-3 and lost to China 7-5, Lithuania 15-5, the US 11-9 and Brazil 15-5 in the competition.

The competition started on Dec. 7 in Matosinhos, Portugal and will run until Dec. 16.

This tournament is the first chance to lock up spots in the Paralympic Games Paris 2024, with the top two men’s and women’s teams earning their berths.


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