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McIntosh Welcomes 2019 IBSA Goalball Youth World Championships

Source: Melissa McIntosh MP, Federal Member for Lindsay
Archived 6 Oct 2019 - Posted: 7 Aug 2019
Goalball Australia team
On Monday, the Federal Member for Lindsay, Melissa McIntosh MP attended the 2019 IBSA Goalball Youth World Championships at the Penrith Valley Regional Sports Centre.

“It’s fantastic that Penrith Valley Regional Sports Centre is hosting the Goalball Youth World Championships. Welcome to our international athletes from eleven different countries and good luck to all the young people representing Australia.”

“From August 5 to August 9 the Championships will be held in Penrith, with 130 athletes and coaching staff from 11 different countries. This is something that our community should be incredibly proud of. Penrith has a great international reputation as a city that hosts world-class sporting events.”

“Goalball is the original team sports for low vision and blind athletes in the Paralympic Games. In NSW over 4,500 students participate across 154 schools and we’re showcasing this talent right here in Penrith.” said Ms McIntosh.

Melissa McIntosh MP and PVRSC Manager Luke
 
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