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Aquace Rio Goalball Test Event

  • Date: 16-05-2016
  • Related to: Goalball
Preparing for Match at Aquece Goalball Test EventRio 2016 organized a Goalball test event in Future Arena, the site of the 2016 Paralympic Games Goalball competition, on 4 and 5 May, 2016.  This invitational competition included the top 4 finishers from the 2014 IBSA Goalball World Championships (Espoo, Finland):  Brazil, Finland, USA and Lithuania.

The test competition format was a single round robin with the two top finishers advancing to a final match. 

While a competition is a large part of a test event, the event tests numerous game-related funcionions that include logistics, transportation, coin toss and march-in protocols, documentation flow, material and results management, accousting evaluation, announcement practices, the venue, and medal ceremonies and helps to ensure the execution of a flawless Paralympic competition. 

Competition results:

USA-LTU 4-14
LTU-BRA 14-11
USA-BRA 4-10

Final ranking:  BRA, LTU, FIN, USA

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