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Russian Goalball and Sitting Volleyball women's teams are the first at Pajulahti Games

22 January 2019

The Finnish city of Nastola hosted the Pajulahti Games between 17 and 20 January 2019.

Russian was represented by two women’s goalball teams and women’s sitting volleyball team.

In goalball gold medal games Russia II outscored Russia I with 8-6. Bronze medals of the tournaments went to Denmark.


Roster of Russia II: 

  • - Anna Shevchenko (Volgograd Region),
  • - Viktotiya Leontyeva (Tula region),
  • - Yuliya Mikhaylova (Kaluga region),
  • - Natalia Makoveeva (Tula Region).

Roster of Russia I:
  • - Irina Arestova (Krasnodar Region),
  • - Arina Gerasimova (Volgograd Region),
  • - Anastasia Mazur (Kaluga Region/Moscow region),
  • - Evgeniya Semina (Kaluga Region).


Games:

18 January:
Great Britain – Russia II 9-13
Russia I – Finland 9-1
Denmark – Russia I 3-7
Finland – Russia II 5-13

19 January:
Russia I – Great Britain 7-0
Russia II – Russia I 3-9
Denmark – Russia II 7-9

20 January:
Gold medal game: Russia I – Russia II 6-8
Bronze medal game: Finland – Denmark 0-2.

In sitting volleyball competition in the final game Russian team met with Ukrainian team and beat them in three sets 3-0.

The third place has been taken by Germany who beat Finnish team 3-1.

Roster of Russian team:

  • Tatyana Ivanova (Moscow)
  • Luibov Permyakova (Moscow)
  • Ekaterina Okorokova (Moscow)
  • Alena Dmitrieva (Republic of Yakutia)
  • Elizaveta Kunstman (Moscow)
  • Olga Arbatskaya (Moscow)
  • Anna Godovitsyna (Moscow)
  • Yana Gritsenko (Moscow)
  • Svetlana Churakova (Moscow)
  • Marina Karaseva (Moscow)


Russian Paralympic Committee congratulates Russian teams with a great perfomance in Finland!





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