Credit photo: Sébastien Lavallée
Montreal, January 27, 2015 – Last weekend was held the 15th edition of the Montreal Open Goalball Tournament. This year, 16 teams from USA and Canada competed. Two teams from Canada won the gold medals of this tournament.
On men’s side, we had a team from Georgia, New-York, Michigan, California, Delaware, Nova Scotia, British-Colombia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec. On the women’s side, we had a team from Georgia, British-Colombia, Nova Scotia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec.
On women’s side, it is Harlequins from Ontario who defeated Firebolts from Georgia 6-2. The men’s team from British Columbia won the gold medal. They defeated the moneymen from Delaware 5-1. The women from British-Columbia and the men from Nova-Scotia won the bronze medal. The best scorer on men’s side is Bruno Haché from Quebec and on women’s side it is Amanda Dennis from Georgia.
This tournament would not be possible without the support of our generous donors and sponsors: Secrétariat au loisir et au Sport of the Government of Quebec, the City of Montreal, Canadian blind sports association, Targe Equipment, Pepsi Canada, Pizza Hut, Légaré Rental, Dagwoods, Idéal Fire Protection inc., Métro Bellemare, McKesson Canada and Quebec sports Physiotherapy.
All the games results are available on ASAQ’s website: http://sportsaveugles.qc.ca/sport/goalball/tournoi-invitation-de-goalball-de-montreal/
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Contact: Katia Levesque | Communications Officer
Association sportive des aveugles du Québec (ASAQ)
Quebec Blind Sports Association
514-252-3178, extension 3716