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Russia wins Malmo Lady Intercup Goalball tournament

  • Date: 01-06-2016
  • Related to: Goalball
Action shot from the tournament.
Russia came out top at the recent 2016 Malmo Lady Intercup in Sweden, defeating Turkey, USA and Brazil in the second group stage to take the title.

The tournament brought together sixteen national teams to take part in one of the biggest preparation events in the run-up to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in September.  

The Russian team proved too strong for Turkey (2-1), the USA (4-2) and Brazil (1-0) in tight low-scoring games in the final stage.

Turkey finished second, Brazil concluded in third place, and the USA team had to make do with fourth spot.

Final standings 

1 Russia
2 Turkey
3 Brazil
4 USA
5 Isreal
6 Canada
7 Finland
8 Greece
9 Japan
10 Algeria
11 Great Britain
12 Ukraine
13 Denmark
14 Sweden
15 Hungary
16 Belgium

Top scorer during the tournament was Anja Christensen from Denmark on 25.

Click on the link above for the full results.

The 2017 Malmo Lady Intercup will be held on May 25th-28th. To book your slot in the tournament or for more information please contact bjorkstrand@telia.com.
 
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