Goalball women’s national team won the 15th Sogang Sports Awards Special Award

The Korean women’s national goalball team had a pleasant day. Received a special award at the Sogang Sports Awards.

The Sogang Min-gwan Dietary Education Foundation held three screening committees for sports people recommended from all walks of life since last January and selected the women’s national goalball team as the special prize for the 15th Sogang Sports Awards.

The year 2022 for 메이저사이트the women’s goalball national team was a series of happy days. He won the 2022 IBSA Goalball Asia Pacific Championship, which he participated in in July.

Through this, he participated in the 2022 IBSA Goalball World Championships (December) after 16 years. He also achieved the feat of being the runner-up. He also held the right to participate in the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris.

At that time, they reached the quarterfinals with 5 wins and 2 losses in the preliminaries, and in the quarterfinals, they beat world number 1 Japan. In the semifinals, they faced Canada again, who had lost 3-9 in the preliminary round, and won 5-2.

Although they did not win the championship, losing to Turkey in the final, they had already achieved the achievement of qualifying for the Paralympic Games. It’s been 27 years. After finishing second at the 1995 World Championships in Great Britain, he qualified for the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta.

The national goalball team expressed their impressions of the award, saying, “Thank you for inviting us to this meaningful event and giving us such an undeserved award, and we will do our best to achieve the best results in future domestic and international competitions.”

Meanwhile, the national goalball team is preparing for the Women’s International Tournament (Agde, France) in June and the Asian Games (Hangzhou) in October, and is training hard at the Korea Paralympic Association’s Icheon National Training Center located in Icheon, Gyeonggi-do. 

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