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West Asia Para Games hosts goalball

  • Date: 27-09-2019
  • Related to: Goalball
Six teams competed at the 2019 West Asia Para Games in Amman, Jordan, from 15-22 September.
 
The Games provided a platform for goalball in the region as it did at the first edition in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
 
Competition was hosted in the Prince Ra`ad Bin Zaid complex as men’s teams from Qatar, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Oman and the UAE went for the title.
 
Qatar topped the podium after beating Iraq 9-7 in the final. Hosts Jordan secured third place with an 11-3 victory over Saudi Arabia.
 
Oman and the UAE occupied fifth and sixth place respectively.
 
International Paralympic Committee President, Andrew Parsons, presented the medals.
 
The 2019 West Asia Para Games featured a total of more than 600 athletes from 12 countries.
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