Happy World Goalball Day…

The 2023 National Goalball Championships Medals were awarded on Sunday afternoon in Ottawa after a fantastic 3 days of Goalball. Teams from British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia attended the event.

Gold Medalists and 2023 Canadian Blind Sports National Champions:
· Team Ontario coached by Rob Christy and Zach Marshall
o Amy Burk
o Whitney Bogart
o Emma Reinke (Female MVP)
o Gen Heart

· Team British Columbia-A coached by Steph Rudnisky
o Doug Ripley
o Ahmad Zeividavi
o John Tee
o Brendan Gaulin

Silver Medalists:
· Team Nova Scotia coached by Linda MacRae Triff
o Tara Sawler
o Contessa Scott
o Alexis Nickerson
o Jennie Bovard

· Team Alberta coached by Darren Hamilton
o Aron Ghebreyohannes
o Dustin Butterfield
o Blair Nesbitt (Spirit Award Winner)
o Munashe Nyena

Bronze Medalists:
· Team Alberta coached by Trent Farebrother ChPC
o Brieann Baldock
o Cassandra Ruttle
o Tiana Knight

· Team Ontario coached Rob Christy and Zach Marshall
o Sajjad Gheibi
o Brice Parker
o Ethan LaCroix
o Aaron Prevost (Male MVP)
o Nader Ibrahim

This years MVP and Spirit Award recipients are:
· Female MVP Emma Reinke Team Ontario
· Male MVP Aaron Prevost Team Ontario
· Spirit Award Blair Nesbitt Team Alberta