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Goalball: Japan and Korea are taking the lead

Date: July 27, 2022

Category: Goalball

Japan (men) and Korea (women) are the national teams that are taking the lead in the 2022 IBSA Goalball Asia Pacific Championships, which are being held at the ISA Sport City in Bahrain.

Both squads remained undefeated after the second day of competition, although the list of top scorers includes other stars from Iran (men) and Australia (women).

Check all the results of Day 2 and the matches schedule for Day 3:

Tuesday (July 26th)
Australia vs Japan (men): 1-11
Korea vs Iran (men): 7-5
Thailand vs Iran (women): 1-7
Korea vs Australia (women): 5-3
Thailand vs Korea (men): 2-12
Iran vs Japan (men): 7-9

Standings (women)
1st Korea (9P-3G-3W-17-8)
2nd Australia (6P-3G-2W-1L-15-10)
3rd Iran (3P-3G-1W-2L-9-5)
4th Thailand (0P-3G-3L-9-27)

Top scorer (men)
1st Mohammad Estarki (IRI): 15
2nd Kaneko Kazuya (JPN): 12
3rd Sanu Yuto (JPN): 9

Top scorer (women)
1st Brodie Smith (AUS): 14
2nd Yada Jaengsawang (KOR): 6
3rd Samira Jalilvand (IRI): 5

July 27th
8.00 am – Iran vs Korea (women)
9.10 am – Thailand vs Australia (women)
10.20 am – Australia vs Thailand (men)
11.30 am – Japan vs Korea (men)
2.00 pm – Korea vs Thailand (women)
3.10 pm – Australia vs Iran (women)

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