Iran goalball heartbroken after China qualify for 2020 Paralympics

December 10, 2019 - 15:10

TEHRAN – Iran’s men’s team were left heartbroken after losing to China 10-0 at the IBSA Goalball Asia-Pacific Championships final on Tuesday.

Iran had also lost to China 9-5 in the competition’s preliminary round.  

The Persian would qualify for the 2020 Paralympic Games if they won the championships.

Earlier on the day, Japan defeated South Korea 11-5 in the bronze medal match.

In the women’s division, Japan defeated China 2-1 in the final match but the Chinese team booked a berth in the 2020 Paralympic Games since Japan have already secured their berth in the competition as hosts.

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