1 - 5 Jun


Sport School Wedau

Duisburg, Germany

Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament

Senior sitting - m

Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament

The Canadian men’s sitting volleyball team is competing at the 2020 Men’s Final Qualifier in Duisburg, Germany, June 1 to 5.

Teams from Germany, Canada, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, and USA are competing for the coveted final spot for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
This event was originally planned to take place in 2020. World ParaVolley and the local organizers have been working very closely together to ensure that all COVID-19 risk assessments are carried out, and that all risk mitigations are in place to be able to host an event that is as safe as possible for all participants.



Doug Learoyd (Captain), Edmonton, AB

Austin Hinchey, Edmonton, AB

Darek Symonowicz, Toronto, ON

José Rebelo, Saint-Hubert, QC

Mikael Bartholdy, Calgary, AB

Bryce Foster, Thunder Bay, ON

Nasif Chowdhury, Toronto, ON

Brad Hunter, Thompson, MB


Jeff Smith, Head Coach

Taylor Dyer, Assistant Coach

Tristan Simmonds, Strength & Conditioning and Assistant Coach

Kiara Stasiuk, Physiotherapist


The full tournament schedule can be viewed here.


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