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Wilson & Hayward Continue BISFed World Open

Wilson & Hayward Continue BISFed World Open

Bermuda’s Boccia players Steve Wilson and Omar Hayward continued competing in the BISFed 2019 Montreal Boccia World Open. Wilson would take on Alison Levine from Canada in their Individual BC4 Division and Wilson went down 7 – 3. In his Individual BC1 Division match Hayward took on Brigid Mason from United States, Hayward picked up a 13 – 0 win. Related... Read more of this article

Wilson & Hayward To Compete In Montreal

Wilson & Hayward To Compete In Montreal

Steve Wilson and Omar Hayward will be representing Bermuda in the BISFed World Open Boccia Competition from 30th April to 2nd May in Montreal. Hayward and Wilson will join other elite athletes from 22 countries as they aim to gain valuable ranking points ahead of the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan.Both athletes will be competing in the individual... Read more of this article

Wilson Nominated For Americas Athlete Of Month

Wilson Nominated For Americas Athlete Of Month

Bermuda’s Steve Wilson has been nominated for the Americas ‘Athlete of the Month’, and locals can cast their vote for him online. Mr Wilson recently claimed the island’s first ever international boccia title following his impressive performance in Argentina, where he went undefeated through all six games to claim the gold medal. The story said,... Read more of this article

Harrington Sound School Donate To Boccia Team

Harrington Sound School Donate To Boccia Team

Harrington Sound School recently presented donations raised by the school to entities including the Paralympic Association’s Boccia Team, with gold medalist Steve Wilson — who recently won the island’s first ever international boccia medal – among those in attendance. The Government posted the photos below online, saying, “Minister... Read more of this article

Paralympic Website Highlights Steve Wilson

Paralympic Website Highlights Steve Wilson

The official Paralympic website has highlighted Bermuda’s Steve Wilson who recently claimed the island’s first ever international boccia title following his impressive performance in Argentina. The story said, “Steve Wilson became the first Bermudian Para athlete to win an international boccia title when he took gold at the Buenos Aires... Read more of this article

Steve Wilson Wins Gold Medal In Argentina

Steve Wilson Wins Gold Medal In Argentina

Bermuda’s Steve Wilson made an exceptional showing at the Buenos Aires Regional Open in Argentina, remaining undefeated through all six games to claim his spot at the top of the podium, marking the first time a Bermudian boccia player has won a gold medal at an international event. In the finals, Wilson defeated Argentinian Profiti 4-1 in the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Boccia Players Continue In Argentina

Bermuda Boccia Players Continue In Argentina

The BISFed 2018 Buenos Aires Boccia Regional Open continued in Argentina, Boccia Bermuda players Steve Wilson, Yushae DeSilva-Andrade and Omar Hayward were all in action. Wilson improved to 2 & 0 after he defeated Ivan Costa from Argentina 13 – 0 in their Individual BC 4 Division match. Wilson then defeated Khalil Profiti from Argentina 4 –... Read more of this article

Bermuda Players Begin Competing In Argentina

Bermuda Players Begin Competing In Argentina

The BISFed 2018 Buenos Aires Boccia Regional Open is underway in Argentina, and Bermuda’s Steve Wilson, Yushae DeSilva-Andrade and Omar Hayward were all in action on the first day.Wilson started out with a 3 – 2 win over Tomas Marquez Ruiz from Mexico in their Individual BC4 Division match. Ruiz would take a 1 – 0 lead at the end of the... Read more of this article

Boccia Players Set To Compete In Argentina

Boccia Players Set To Compete In Argentina

Boccia Bermuda announced that three athletes – Steve Wilson, Yushae DeSilva-Andrade and Omar Hayward — will compete in the Buenos Aires Regional Open, which will take place from the 14th – 16th November. “The competition will attract top boccia players from North, Central and South America. Steve Wilson, Yushae DeSilva-Andrade... Read more of this article

Bermuda Boccia Players Current World Rankings

Bermuda Boccia Players Current World Rankings

All but one category saw changes to the top five ranked players as the Boccia International Sports Federation released their new world rankings following the 2018 World Championships in Liverpool. Steve Wilson is ranked 39th in the World in the BC 4 Division, he is also ranked 10th in the Americas Region. Yushae DeSilva-Andrade, Omar Hayward &... Read more of this article

‘Our Players Can Compete With World’s Best’

‘Our Players Can Compete With World’s Best’

Yushae DeSilva-Andrade, Steve Wilson and Omar Hayward have concluded competing in the BISFed 2018 World Boccia Championships in England, with Bermuda’s coach noting that the “athletes have shown tremendous dedication to training” and “have shown they can certainly compete with the world’s best.” Bermuda Boccia Coach... Read more of this article

Island Boccia Players At World Championships

Island Boccia Players At World Championships

Three Bermuda athletes, including Yushae DeSilva-Andrade, Steve Wilson and Omar Hayward, were recently in action at the BISFed 2018 World Boccia Championships. In the most recent action, Hayward lost 8-5 to Korean Sungjoon Jung and then lost to world number one David Smith 4-0 in his second game. Hayward only gave Smith a point each end and kept the... Read more of this article

Boccia Players Begin World Championships

Boccia Players Begin World Championships

Three Bermuda athletes began competition at the BISFed 2018 World Boccia Championships, with Yushae DeSilva-Andrade, Steve Wilson and Omar Hayward in action at Exhibition Centre in Liverpool, England. In his first Individual BC4 Division match, Wilson went down 4 – 1 to Eliseu dos Santos from Brazil. Wilson would then fall 6 – 1 to Davor Komar from... Read more of this article