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Paralympic Sports: Goalball

CLASSIFICATION IN GOALBALL

This is a brief overview of the sport and is in no way legally binding. In all cases the sport specific classification rules will take precedence. Should this page be out of date please contact classification@paralympic.org.

Goalball is exclusively for athletes with a vision impairment.

 

CLASSES

To be eligible, athletes have less than 10 per cent visual acuity remaining or a visual field restricted to 40 degrees diameter.

In order to ensure a fair competition between the teams, all players must wear eyeshades during the game.