Germany beat Ukraine in a one-sided final to clinch the IBSA Goalball European Championship title in Rostock ©IBSA

Hosts Germany secured their first men's International Blind Sports Federation Goalball European Championship title with victory over Ukraine in the final in Rostock.

Germany were in impressive form as they despatched their Ukrainian rivals 6-2 at StadtHalle.

The triumph handed Germany a maiden European crown and denied surprise-package Ukraine a fairytale triumph.

Paralympic gold medallists Turkey clinched the women's honours after they fought back with an improved second-half display to see off Israel.

The Turkish team trailed 5-3 at the break but rallied after the restart to record an 8-6 victory.

Turkey had earlier been denied the bronze medal in the men's event as they were beaten 7-6 by Paralympic champions Lithuania.

In the women's bronze medal match, Britain thrashed Germany 8-2.