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The top teams of Goalball are getting ready for the Paralympic Games

China’s men and Turkey’s women took gold at the 6th edition of the International Goalball Tournament in Surprasl, Poland, between 14 and 15 May. The tournament attracted eight men’s and eight women’s teams and served as preparation for September’s Rio Paralympic Games.

In the men’s final, China beat Algeria 5-3 to take the men’s title. Ukraine collected bronze. In the women’s event, world silver medallists Russia and European champions Turkey remained undefeated during the first round to qualify for the final, where the latter triumphed 3-1 to claim gold. China picked up the bronze.

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