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Netherlands wins opener at IWAS Powerchair Hockey European Championships

European Powerchair Hockey Championship European Powerchair Hockey Championship logo. Image credit: IPCH - IWAS Powerchair Hockey

Yesterday, the IWAS Powerchair Hockey European Championships officially got underway when the Netherlands played Switzerland before a crowd of 200 Dutch spectators.  The Netherlands came away victories, defeating the Swiss 9 – 1.


Dennis van de Boomen dominated for the Netherlands, scoring 6 of his team’s goals.  Rodi Feller scored the remaining 3 for the Netherlands. The Dutch were well assisted by captain Kamal Tahtahi. Switzerland’s lone goal was scored by  Stefan Muller.

Play continues today with Belgium taking on Italy, Germany playing the Netherlands, Finland taking on Belgium, Spain playing Switzerland, and Denmark going up against Italy.

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.

1 Comment on Netherlands wins opener at IWAS Powerchair Hockey European Championships

  1. My daughter is swimming how can I see the event results ?

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