Canadian team for goalball Worlds announced03.05.2018
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The athletes were selected by Canadian Blind Sports based on the 2017-2018 national team pool as the best combination of centres and wingers.
The women’s team will play Paralympic silver and bronze medallists China and USA respectively in a tough-looking group D. At the 2016 Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Canada were knocked out in the semi-finals by their North American rivals.
The eight men have been drawn in group B alongside defending title holders and Paralympic bronze medallists Brazil. The Canadian team will be hoping to bounce back from an agonising 5-4 quarter final defeat at Rio 2016 to eventual champions Lithuania.