Rule Change Requests

Rule Change Requests

5 more rule changes have been proposed by various athletes, coaches and officials. We want to hear your input and value the feedback from everyone. Please take look at the attached document and tell us what you think!

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Yuk Wing Leung HKG playing against Samuel Andrejcik SVK in the Mixed Individual - BC4 Gold Medal Match. Boccia in the Carioca Arena 2. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday 16th September 2016. Photo: Al Tielemans for OIS/IOC.  Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Rule Change Requests

Over the next 2 weeks a number of rule changes will be released on the website. Take a look at the first 4 rule change requests that have been submitted. We want to ensure our members have the opportunity to feedback on all of the potential changes before our committee meet to discuss the final amendments to be made ahead of the 2017 season.

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Rules Changes – New Rules Ready for Implementation

Hello Boccia folks!

Now that the Paralympics are over we are progressing with the proposed rule changes that have been submitted by world members. Thanks to all of you who have submitted an proposal! Please look at the proposals and provide any feedback relating to that particular topic.

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Day 7 – Final Results

The games are over and the medals have all been awarded. Many of the athletes will have to wait 4 more years for their chance at Paralympic glory and for many their final opportunity may have slipped by…

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Day 6 – Spectacular Semis!!

It was a gripping afternoon in Rio as the semi-finalists competed against each other for a converted spot in the Paralympic final. The afternoon session started with the BC1 and BC3 semi finals.

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Day 5 – Headlines From the Final Day of Pools Games

After a tense day of competition in the final pools games of the individual contests, the knock out games have been decided. The first job has been done for many of the athletes who have given themselves the best chance of a medal at this years Paralympic Games. See all the headlines from day 5 below:

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David Smith GBR playing in the match between Great Britain and Japan Mixed Team - BC1-2 Pool B match in the Carioca Arena 2. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday 10th September 2016. Photo: Simon Bruty for OIS.  Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Day 4 – Highlights from Day 4

After a pulsating 3 days of team and pair competition the individual event is now underway. Athletes will compete in the 4 classes for the right to call themselves the Paralympic champion! The highlights from Day 4…

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Day 3 – Brazil Claim Gold!!!

The afternoon session started with Brazil in action once again. This time they were up against the overwhelming BC3 pairs favourites, Korea. The challenge didn’t faze the home team as they raced into a 3-0 lead after some erratic play from Korea.

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Day 3 – Bronze medals for Thailand, Portugal and Greece

In a pulsating first game of the day Great Britain came up against Thailand in the BC4 pairs bronze medal match. GB took a 1-0 lead after the first end but after playing long in the second Evie Edwards was unable to get her first blue to stick to the jack.

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Day 2 – Brazil’s BC3 and BC4 Pairs Make the Finals

All eyes were on court 3 and 5 at the beginning of the afternoon session. A packed arena with over 5,000 spectators watched on as Dirceu Pinto, Eliseu Dos Santos and Marcelo Dos Santos booked their place in the final and guarantee themselves at least a silver medal in the BC4 pair final.

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