Invictus Games – Afghanistan’s Sitting Volleyball team lifted by the locals

The Afghanistan sitting volleyball team won the majority of the crowd’s support during the pool competition at the Genea Netball Centre on Monday, despite not winning either of their pool games. Story courtesy of Invictus Games Main Photo: Afghanistan players celebrate winning a point against Team UK in their sitting volleyball...

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Invictus Games – Sitting Volleyball service leads to late call-up for Australian veteran

Samual Maraldo seems to have the knack for timing. Just as the former electronic technician’s departure from the Royal Australian Navy was being processed, preparations were underway for the inaugural Invictus Games in London in 2014, and he received an unexpected call-up. Four years later, Maraldo was helping out the...

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Invictus Games – Sitting Volleyball – One week to go

Make sure you keep up with the latest from the Sitting Volleyball at the Invictus Games in Sydney, Australia with this dedicated webpage. The Sitting Volleyball competition will take place on 22 & 23 October in the Genea Netball Centre and Quaycentre. The previous three editions of the Invictus Games has...

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Asian Para Games – Sitting Volleyball – Iran and China’s treble triumph

Iran and China continued their dominance of men’s and women’s Sitting Volleyball, winning the Asian Para Games title for the third consecutive time at Indonesia 2018. Both finals on Thursday ended in a 3-0 victory; Iran beat China in the men’s event while China defeated Iran in the women’s final....

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Erik Kaskabayev – Kazakhstan setter grateful for second chance through Sitting Volleyball

Thirty-two-year-old Kazakhstan setter Erik Kaskabayev started playing Sitting Volleyball in 2002 when he was 16. The coach of the local club of Kyzylordq City invited him to play, marking the debut of his international sport career three years later. Erik is very grateful for Sitting Volleyball as it offered him...

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Asian Para Games – Sitting Volleyball – Both finals to feature China v Iran

In a repeat of four years ago, China will play Iran in both the women’s and men’s finals in the Sitting Volleyball competition at the 2018 Asian Para Games after all four teams comfortably won their semifinals at the GBK – Tennis Indoor Arena in Jakarta, Indonesia on Wednesday. China...

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Asian Para Games – Sitting Volleyball semifinals – Men’s lineup and Women’s teams confirmed

Just like four years ago, Paralympic and world champions Iran will play Iraq while world No. 10 Kazakhstan will take on China in the 2018 Asian Para Games Sitting Volleyball men’s semifinals, which will take place on Wednesday at the GBK – Tennis Indoor Arena in Jakarta, Indonesia. Tuesday saw...

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Anissa Tindy Lestary – Indonesia women’s captain living the dream

Twenty-eight-year-old Anissa Tindy Lestary has everything to thank for Sitting Volleyball. The Indonesia women’s captain, who is leading her country at its first ever Asian Para Games competition, had her legs and hips crushed in a motorcycle accident when she was 22 but says Sitting Volleyball turned her life around....

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Asian Para Games – Sitting Volleyball – Favourites through to Semifinals

The first semifinalists of the Sitting Volleyball competition at the 2018 Asian Para Games have been confirmed following Monday’s second and penultimate day of pool play. Just like four years ago, Iran have been joined in the men’s semifinals by China and Kazakhstan. With one more day of preliminaries to...

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