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Rio 2016 : Goalball Medallists

Women’s Goalball
Gold Medal Game China 1 vs Turkey 4
Bronze Medal Game Brazil 2 vs USA 3

Final Standings – Women
Gold TUR Turkey
Silver CHN China
Bronze USA United States
4 BRA Brazil
5 JPN Japan
6 CAN Canada
7 ISR Israel
8 UKR Ukraine
9 AUS Australia
10 ALG Algeria

Men’s Goalball
Gold Medal Game USA 8 vs Lithuania 14
Bronze Medal Game Brazil 6 vs Sweden 5

Final Standings: Men
Gold LTU Lithuania
Silver USA United States
Bronze BRA Brazil
4 SWE Sweden
5 TUR Turkey
6 GER Germany
7 CHN China
8 CAN Canada
9 FIN Finland
10 ALG Algeria

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games: Goalball

Women’s Goalball
Gold Medal Game
China vs Turkey

Bronze Medal Game
Brazil vs USA

Semi-final results:
Brazil 3 vs China 4
Turkey 11 vs United States 1


Men’s Goalball
Gold Medal Game
USA vs Lithuania

Bronze Medal Game
Brazil vs Sweden

Semifinal results:
Brazil 1 vs USA 10
Lithuania 7 vs Sweden 2

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games: Goalball Semifinals

The Women’s Goalball semi-finals are:
Brazil vs China
Turkey vs United States

Quarterfinal Results
Brazil 10 vs Ukraine 0,
China 5 vs Japan 3,
Turkey 15 vs Israel 5 and
USA 2 vs Canada 0

In Men’s Goalball, the semifinals are:
Brazil vs USA
Lithuania vs Sweden

Quarterfinal Results
Brazil 10 vs Chine 3,
USA 7 vs Germany 6,
Lithuania 5 vs Canada 4, and
Sweden 5 vs Turkey 1.

Goalball Quarterfinals

The Women’s Goalball quarter finals begin Wednesday with
Brazil vs Ukraine,
China vs Japan,
Turkey vs Israel and
USA vs Canada

In Men’s Goalball, the quarterfinals will feature:
Brazil vs Chine,
USA vs Germany,
Lithuania vs Canada, and
Sweden vs Turkey.

Audio Description Live in Venues at the Rio 2016 Paralympics

Spectators in Venue in Rio at the 2016 Paralympic Games can listen to radio/audio live descriptions of the events by tuning in to specified FM Radio stations on their Radio or phone.

Information is available at the information desks at each venue. Descriptions quickly alternate between English and Portuguese on each station.

Canadian Blind Sports compliments the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee for making this service available. The commentaries are well presented and provide additional useful information to both sighted and visually impaired listeners.

If there is a chance that this excellent service will be broadcast more widely we will certainly let you know.