clima-header

Buenos Aires - - Monday 21 De June

Home People Sports Goalball: Argentina stayed with the South American

Goalball: Argentina stayed with the South American

Let's tell you about this new and inclusive sport for the blind, which has already reaped its first international triumph.

Sports
Goalball00

  Goalball  is a little-known sport in our country. It is so novel that this was the first international championship to be held in America. It is a sport created for blind or visually impaired players. Two teams compete with three players each. As in all sports for the blind, the protagonist is the auditory sense and spatial orientation ability of each player. Each team must protect their bow, similar to a football, but with different dimensions.

In the competition organized in San Luis, the Argentine men and women's teams reached the  glory . The tournament was organized by the International Federation of Sports for the Blind. The South American was attended by Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela and Argentina.

Goalball is in a process of development and growth. The titles obtained in the South American San Luis confirm that there is a strong work in this activity. The most outstanding today have managed to be part of this selection that marks a path in America.

Teams

The men's goalball match is directed by Martín Maidana, Jorge Disanto and Patricio Montiviero. The players are Matías Britez, Axel Suarez Parra, Alejandro Almada, Santiago Dominguez, Luis Fernando Rodríguez and Emanuel Jerez. On the  women's  side the direction was in charge of Irina Versele, Leopoldina Capo and Tina Araujo. The selected ones were Lorena Magaña, Guadalupe Romero, Mailén Benitez, Natalia Luján, Carla Peraza and Mariela Almada.

The international organization recognized the work done by  San Luis . In sports, goalball will take more prominence with these international titles. Generating more opportunities for inclusion for young people in society. Both  finals  won in Venezuela enhance this sport, enhance inclusion and also the development of this first golden generation. Goalball found no better form of popularity than with a championship.

Publication Date: 20/01/2020

Share
Rate this item
4.00/5

Topics

cat1-artículos

I wrote! Reader Notes

Go to section

Comments


There are not comments

Leave feedback


Comments

Argentines around the world
Valentín Saal He went out to China and didn't come back

Valentín Saal is a Mendocino business manager working in China. Via Instagram he told us the experie...

Argentines around the world
El viaje de Pampa The trip of Pampa

Bethlehem, Roberto and Pampa, took the route in a combi model 59. We tell you his story.

Argentines around the world
Viajaros “La Tota por América”: a Rioja couple traveling around the world

Accompanied by their Caribbean dog, the Rioja couple claims that they are not tourists because they...

Health and Esthetics
Yoga Challenge - Tercera práctica ¿Te animás a la tercera clase del reto yogui?

Patrizia nos trae una clase más para que continuemos con el reto yogui, esta vez con una práctica un...

fm-barcelona

Articles


I want to be up to date

Subscribe to our newsletter and I received the latest news