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First day of stage three of Super European Goalball League finishes

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The first day of competition is underway at the the Vilnius, Lithuania hosted Super European Goalball League. Teams competing include Šaltinis 1, Šaltinis 3, Old Power, FIFH Malmo, Näpäjä, and Šaltinis 2.

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Šaltinis 1 defeated Šaltinis 3 16 – 9 in the first match of competition today. Old Power lost to  FIFH Malmo 8 – 10 in the second match.  Šaltinis 2 beat Näpäjä 17 – 7 in the third match.  Scheduled matches for this afternoon include Šaltinis 2 playing Old Power, Šaltinis 3 going up against Näpäjä, Šaltinis 1 competing against Šaltinis 2,  Šaltinis 3 against FIFH Malmo, with the Näpäjä  versus Old Power concluding competition for the day.  Round robin play continues tomorrow, with the awards scheduled to be given at 14:40 local time.

 

This is the third stage of the event, with the first stage hosted in Malmö, Sweden in August and the second stage held in Espoo, Finland in November.  A live feed of the competition can be found at http://www.ivideon.com/.

Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2533 Articles)
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.

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