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Goalball player Sevda Altunoluk Declares!: ‘I am the world’s best’

Goalball player Sevda Altunoluk Declares!: 'I am the world's best'

Goalball player Sevda Altunoluk Declares!: ‘I am the world’s best’

Turkish goalball player Sevda Altunoluk have an idea of emancipating vision loss people by giving confidence and support to them to participate in professional sports.

Goalball is a sport in which teams of three visually impaired or blindfolded players throw a ball fixed firmly and deeply with bells into their rival ‘ net.

While speaking to BBC 100 Women, she stated it was vital to light the way for other people with impairment.

Sevda has been top scorer at numerous international tournaments, winning medals in the European and World Championships. And she as well made it to the top of the stage in the Paralympics, winning gold with her team in Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020.

The International Paralympic Committee called her “the world’s best player”, following her finishing as the top scorer in Tokyo with a deeply shocking 46 goals. She is one of the BBC’s 100 Women for 2021.

BBCNews,        Europe

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