Boccia Bermuda Players Move Up In Rankings

May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

The latest Boccia World Rankings have been released by the Boccia International Sport Federation [BISFed], with Bermuda players moving up in the rankings.

A spokesperson said, “The latest Boccia World Rankings have been released by the Boccia International Sport Federation and Boccia Bermuda are pleased to report that our local players have moved up the rankings.

“Omar Hayward is now ranked 20th in the world out of 109 ranked athletes in the BC1 class, Yushae Desilva-Andrade is ranked 28th out of 133 ranked athletes in the BC2 class and Steve Wilson is ranked 33rd out of 118 athletes in the BC4 class and Jamal Bean is ranked 104th in the BC4 class.

“To see our players climbing the rankings is a credit to the players hard work and commitment as well as to the numerous volunteers who help train the athletes every week.”

Yushae DeSilva-Andrade, Omar Hayward & Steve Wilson:

Boccia Bermuda Players - Montreal

“Omar Hayward, Steve Wilson and Yushae Desilva-Andrade will be representing Bermuda at the Boccia World Championships which will be held in Liverpool from 12th – 18th August.

“The competition is set to attract 190 athletes from 33 countries and athletes will battle it out for world titles as well as crucially important ranking points ahead of the Tokyo Paralympic Games in 2020.

“Please go to bisfed.com to see the world rankings and for more information on Boccia, and visit our website.”

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