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Australian Youth Goalball Team returns from China trip

Goalball pictogram. Goalball pictogram.

Yesterday, Australia’s men and women youth national goalball teams returned from a trip to China. Players that were part of the team that went to China included Western Australians Mitchell Smith, Steffan Nero and Genevieve Weston.



Internationally, the next big event on the youth goalball calendar is the 2015 IBSA World Youth Games Goalball Championships scheduled to get underway on July 27 and run until August 1 in Colorado Springs, Colorado in the United States.


Countries participating in that event include Canada.  Players on their men’s youth team scheduled to participate include Nova Scotia’s Peter Parsons.

Laura Hale
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Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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