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Rio Goldball gold for Turkey and Lithuania

  • Date: 17-09-2016
  • Related to: Goalball
The Turkish team on the podium, ready to receive their medals.It was Goldball glory for Lithuania (men) and Turkey (women) yesterday at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Lithuania defeated the United States 14-8 in the men's final while Turkey saw off a strong challenge from China (4-1) in the women's final.

Brazil took bronze in the men's event after a close-fought 6-5 victory over Sweden, but the hosts couldn't repeat the feat in the women's tournament and it was the United States who came away with bronze, defeating Brazil 3-2 in another very tight fixture.

Click here for all the match reports and stats from the four matches.




 
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