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Finland Wins Inaugural Vancouver International Grand Slam Goalball Tournament

Date: March 25, 2016

Category: Goalball

The Vancouver Goalball Club hosted the inaugural Vancouver International Grand Slam Tournament from March 18-20. 2016, at the Fortius Sport and Helth Centre in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.  A total of eight men's teams from three countries competed over the weekend. 

1st Place:  Finland, winners of the $5000CAD cash prize
2nd Place:  USA 2
3rd Place:  USA 1
4th Place:  Alberta Young Guns

Other teams included British Columbia 1, British Columbia 2 and the Vancouver Goalball Club.

Tournament Best Offensive Player "Mario Caron Award" – Grej Pesjaka (USA 2)
Tounament Best Defensive Player – Erkki Miinala – Finland

These two players were awarded with a $250CAD cash prize and a trophy.

Photo courtesy DLR Photography – 

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