Tokyo 2021 Paralympics: Goalball Schedule, Fixture & Calendar

In Paralympics history, the men’s Goalball competition has been staged since 1976 in Toronto and the women’s Goalball tournament has been staged since 1984 in New York City.

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Last season in Rio 2016 Paralympics, from men’s event Lithuania won champions against the United States. In the other event, women’s competition Turkey won the gold medal against China.

Tokyo 2020 Summer Paralympic Games were postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will keep the 2020 name and be held from 24th August to 5th September 2021.

Qualified Teams at the Goalball Competition – Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

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On the eve of the draw of Wednesday 21 April 2021 to determine which teams are assigned to competition pools, the draw was postponed following notification of a late withdrawal of one of the women’s teams from the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Football Schedule at 2020 Paralympics

It was announced on Friday 23 April 2021 (European or American time zone) the International Paralympic Committee by virtue of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Qualification Regulations, following the withdrawal of the women’s team from Algeria, Egypt received the slot.

Men’s Goalball Qualified Teams

In this Goalball competition, there are 20 teams qualified from men’s (10) and women’s (10) events.

Group AGroup B
Japan (Host)China
United StatesBelgium
BrazilGermany
LithuaniaTurkey
AlgeriaUkraine

Women’s Goalball Qualified Teams

Group CGroup D
RussiaJapan (Host)
CanadaBrazil
IsraelEgypt
AustraliaUnited States
ChinaTurkey

Tokyo 2021 Paralympics: Goalball Schedule, Fixture & Calendar

The Goalball Competition of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics will be held from 25th August to 3rd September 2021 at Makuhari Messe, Hall C.

On 25th August 2021, the first match will play between Brazil vs Lithuania from the men’s event; and the other match will play between Russia vs Canada from the women’s event at 9:00-11:45. Apart from these matches, on this same date, there have five matches that will be held at different times.

Basketball Fixture at 2021 Paralympics

Here is the full Goalball competition of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Paralympics schedule, fixture and calendar.

25th August 2021: 9:00 – 11:45

  • Men’s Preliminary – Group A, Brazil vs Lithuania
  • Women’s Preliminary – Group C, RPC* vs Canada

25th August 2021: 13:15 – 16:00

  • Men’s Preliminary – Group A, Algeria vs Japan
  • Women’s Preliminary – Group D, Turkey vs Japan

25th August 2021: 17:30 – 21:45

  • Men’s Preliminary – Group B, Germany vs Turkey
  • Women’s Preliminary – Group C, Israel vs Australia
  • Women’s Preliminary – Group D, Brazil vs United States

26th August 2021: 9:00 – 11:45

  • Men’s Preliminary – Group B, Belgium vs China
  • Women’s Preliminary – Group C, China vs RPC*

26th August 2021: 13:15 – 16:00

  • Men’s Preliminary – Group A, United States vs Brazil
  • Women’s Preliminary – Group D, Egypt vs Turkey

26th August 2021: 17:30 – 21:45

  • Men’s Preliminary – Group B, Ukraine vs Germany
  • Men’s Preliminary – Group A, Lithuania vs Algeria
  • Women’s Preliminary – Group C, Canada vs Israel

27th August 2021: 9:00 – 11:45

  • Men’s Preliminary – Group B, Turkey vs Belgium
  • Women’s Preliminary – Group D, Japan vs Brazil

27th August 2021: 13:15 – 16:00

  • Men’s Preliminary – Group A, Japan vs United States
  • Women’s Preliminary – Group C, Australia vs China

27th August 2021: 17:30 – 21:45

  • Men’s Preliminary – Group B, China vs Ukraine
  • Women’s Preliminary – Group D, United States vs Egypt
  • Men’s Preliminary – Group A, Brazil vs Algeria

28th August 2021: 9:00 – 11:45

  • Women’s Preliminary – Group C, Canada vs Australia
  • Men’s Preliminary – Group B, Turkey vs China

28th August 2021: 13:15 – 16:00

  • Women’s Preliminary – Group D, Japan vs United States
  • Men’s Preliminary – Group A, Lithuania vs Japan

28th August 2021: 17:30 – 21:45

  • Women’s Preliminary – Group C, RPC* vs Israel
  • Men’s Preliminary – Group B, Germany vs Belgium
  • Women’s Preliminary – Group D, Turkey vs Brazil

29th August 2021: 9:00 – 11:45

  • Men’s Preliminary – Group A, Japan vs Brazil
  • Women’s Preliminary – Group D, Egypt vs Japan

29th August 2021: 13:15 – 16:00

  • Men’s Preliminary – Group B, Belgium vs Ukraine
  • Women’s Preliminary – Group C, Israel vs China

29th August 2021: 17:30 – 20:15

  • Men’s Preliminary – Group A, Algeria vs United States
  • Women’s Preliminary – Group C, Australia vs RPC*

30th August 2021: 9:00 – 11:45

  • Men’s Preliminary – Group B, Ukraine vs Turkey
  • Women’s Preliminary – Group D, Brazil vs Egypt

30th August 2021: 13:15 – 16:00

  • Men’s Preliminary – Group A, United States vs Lithuania
  • Women’s Preliminary – Group C, China vs Canada

30th August 2021: 17:30 – 20:15

  • Men’s Preliminary – Group B, China vs Germany
  • Women’s Preliminary – Group D, United States vs Turkey

31st August 2021: 13:15 – 16:15

  • Men’s Quarterfinals (2 matches)

31st August 2021: 17:45 – 20:45

  • Men’s Quarterfinals (2 matches)

1st September: 13:15 – 16:15

  • Women’s Quarterfinals (2 matches)

1st September: 17:45 – 20:45

  • Women’s Quarterfinals (2 matches)

2nd September: 13:15 – 16:15

  • Men’s Semifinal
  • Women’s Semifinal

2nd September: 17:45 – 20:45

  • Men’s Semifinal
  • Women’s Semifinal

3rd September: 13:15 – 16:15

  • Women’s Bronze Medal Match
  • Men’s Bronze Medal Match

3rd September: 17:45 – 21:55

  • Women’s Gold Medal Match
  • Men’s Gold Medal Match
  • Women’s Victory Ceremony
  • Men’s Victory Ceremony