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IBSA Goalball Asia-Pacific Championships come to an end

Date: August 28, 2017

Category: Goalball

Japan (women) and China (men) celebrated in Bangkok, Thailand, last weekend after taking gold in the IBSA Goalball Asia-Oceania Championsips 2017.

After beating South Korea 8-1 in Friday's semi-final, Japan were too strong for China and won the final 6-2.

Australia took bronze thanks to a 10-2 victory over Korea.

In the men's championships, Saturday morning's semi-finals saw China crush Australia 10-0. The other semi was a much tighter affair and Iran just pipped Japan to a spot in the final (4-3).

In the final China proved to be too much to handle for Iran, running out 10-2 winners. 

Japan beat Australia 11-3 for the bronze medals.

Women's final standings

1 Japan
2 China
3 Australia
4 South Korea
5 Iran
6 Thailand

Men's final standings

1 China
2 Iran
3 Japan
4 Australia
5 South Korea
6 Iraq
7 Thailand
8 Kazhakstan

Click here or on the link above for full results.

Championships web site.

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