The results from day 2 of the championships can be downloaded HERE.
Day 1 of the competition in Montreal saw some surprise results. Most notable the hosts losing 5-1 to the Colombian team in the BC4 Pairs competition. The standout performers of the competition so far are the Brazilian team who are yet to lose a game across the 3 events.
Canada’s Marco Dispaltro does not doubt his team’s success when the 2015 Boccia Americas Team and Pairs Championships arrive to his home nation on Wednesday (29 April).
There are now only 9 days to go until the opening ceremony of the 2015 Boccia Team and Pairs Championships. The athletes will parade at the Maurice-Richard Arena ahead of the opening games on Thursday 30th April.
Fifteen delegates from seven countries attended the launch of BISFed’s ‘Making Boccia Accessible’ project in Johannesburg, South Africa on 28th March.
The project’s aim is to bring boccia to parts of the world where it is not yet played or is under-represented, and has been sponsored by the IPC’s Agitos Foundation, UK Sport and Hogan Lovells.
The first BISFed competition of 2015 drew to a close yesterday and 7 European Boccia Champions were crowned. Competitors from across Europe gathered in Catalonia to compete for the medals over 4 days of competition.
BISFed President David Hadfield and Head of Classification Elsa Matthee will be at the Hope School for physically disabled learners in Johannesburg on Saturday 28th March to launch a worldwide initiative to grow and develop boccia.
Entries have now been opened for federations to submit their first entries for the 2015 Boccia World Open in Seoul. The event will take place between 18th to 24th July at the SK Olympic Handball Gymnasium and will hopefully see over 100 athletes participate to earn valuable world ranking points towards the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
The response from federations wanting to participate in the first Boccia World Open of 2015 has been exceptional. The event, due to be held in Poznan from the 17th-22nd June received entry forms from 29 federations by the entry deadline.