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Czech Republic’s Lukas Valer leads men’s goalball tournament at IBSA World Games

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Lukas Valer. Image credit: 2015 IBSA World Games

With two days of  competition completed in the men’s goalball competition at the IBSA World Games in Seoul, Czech Republic’s Lukas Valer leads in scoring with an impressive 16 goals in two games. 30-year-old Valer scored 9 goals  in the Czech Republic’s 14 – 5 victory against Germany.  He scored another 7 goals in his team’s 15 – 5 victory over Egypt.

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Valer is a key member of the Czech squad in their 2016 Paralympic qualifying campaign.  At last year’s Izola Goalball Tournament, his side finished second behind Spain and he led the tournament in scoring with 33 total goals.  He was also part of the Czech side that competed at the 2014 IBSA Goalball World Championships, where his team exited in the quarterfinals after losing 6 – 11 to Lithuania. He finished that tournament fifth in scoring with 28 total goals.

 

Domestically, Valer plays for BSC Praha.  Last year, he was with the team for the up of Central European Cities 2014, where he was one of the competition’s leading scorers.

 

Turkey’s Tuncay Karakaya is second in scoring with 12 goals. Czech Republic’s Jan Bosek is third in scoring with 9 goals. Egypt’s Ashour Abdelfattah Ashour is currently fourth in scoring with 8 goals.   Turkey’s Ekrem Gundogdu is fifth in scoring with 7 goals.

Country Player 10-May 11-May Total
Czech Republic Lukas Valer 0 16 16
Turkey Tuncay Karakaya 4 8 12
Czech Republic Jan Bosek 0 9 9
Egypt Ashour Abdelfattah Ashour 0 8 8
Turkey Ekrem Gundogdu 4 3 7
Iran Seyed Mehdi Sayahi 0 6 6
Sweden Peter Troels Hahnemann Weichel 0 6 6
Iran Mohammad Soranji Estarki 5 0 5
Iran Mohsen Jalilvandshirkhanitabar 5 0 5
Spain Jose Daniel Fernandez Arias 2 3 5
Iran Hasan Jafari 0 5 5
Lithuania Genrik Pavliukianec 0 5 5
Mexico Hector Carreno Guendulay 3 1 4
Czech Republic Tomas Franek 0 4 4
Germany Oliver Horauf 0 4 4
Sweden Lars Jimmy Christian Bjorkstrand 0 4 4
Canada Brendan Gaulin 0 4 4
Japan Maki Tsujimura 0 4 4
Lithuania Nerijus Montvydas 0 4 4
Sweden Mikael Bo Akerberg 0 3 3
China Liangliang Chen 0 3 3
Spain Jesus Nazaret Santana Guillen 0 3 3
Lithuania Marius Zibolis 0 3 3
Australia Benjamin James Mac Fie 0 3 3
Turkey Huseyin Alkan 1 1 2
South Korea Chul Hwan Kim 1 1 2
South Korea Min Woo Kim 1 1 2
Germany Michael Feistle 0 2 2
Germany Reno Tiede 0 2 2
Sweden Fatmir Seremeti 0 2 2
Japan Masatoshi Ito 0 2 2
China Mingyao Hu 0 2 2
Belgium Youssef Bihi 0 2 2
Belgium Klison Mapreni 0 2 2
Lithuania Mantas Panovas 0 2 2
Mexico Ulises Francisco Martinez 1 0 1
Mexico Jose Ismael Alvarez Gomez 1 0 1
Spain Jesus Nazaret Santana Guillen 1 0 1
Sweden Stefan Ingvar Bengt Gahne 0 1 1
Sweden Nils Harald Fredrik Posse 0 1 1
Canada Douglas Allen Ripley 0 1 1
China Shuai Shao 0 1 1
China Mingyuan Yang 0 1 1
Belgium Bruno Jan Vanhove 0 1 1
Spain Francisco Roman Martinez Garcia Moreno 0 1 1
Spain Javier Serrato Calero 0 1 1
Turkey Sercan Kaya 0 1 1
South Korea Namoh Kim 0 1 1
Australia Benjamin John Rowe 0 1 1
Venezuela Omar Eduardo Barreto Moreno 0 1 1
Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2533 Articles)
<p>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.</p>

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