USA Qualifies For The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic GamesBoth men’s and women’s USA goalball teams punched their tickets for the the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games goalball in Tokyo. Goalball is a sport designed specifically for visually impaired athletes.
Each team is one of only ten worldwide to qualify. In fact, the drawing to determine each team’s group was held in Tokyo in May. The USA men’s team, which earned silver in the 2016 Olympics, will be in Group A, along with world champions Brazil, hosts Japan, African champion Algeria, and defending Olympic gold medalists Lithuania.
The USA women’s team, bronze medalists last Olympics, are grouped in Pool B along with defending Olympic champion Turkey, host Japan, Egypt, and Brazil.
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“USA Qualifies For The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games”