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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

Three Athletes To Compete In Boccia Worlds

Three Athletes To Compete In Boccia Worlds

Bermuda will represented by three athletes at the BISFed 2018 World Boccia Championships in England, with Yushae DeSilva-Andrade, Steve Wilson, and Omar Hayward set to compete in the individual competition from August 12 – 15th. “All three athletes have been steadily climbing the World Rankings and are hoping good performances will continue... Read more of this article

Boccia Bermuda Players Move Up In Rankings

Boccia Bermuda Players Move Up In Rankings

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... Read more of this article

Bermuda Boccia Team Continue In Montreal

Bermuda Boccia Team Continue In Montreal

The BISFed 2018 Montreal Boccia World Open continued with Bermuda’s Steve Wilson, Yushae DeSilva-Andrade and Omar Hayward all seeing action in the Individual Competition. Left to Right: Yushae DeSilva-Andrade, Omar Hayward & Steve WilsonOn Day Two, Hayward went down 7 – 4 to Paulo Renato Noronha from Brazil in the BC1 Division. In the BC2... Read more of this article

Bermuda Boccia Players Begin World Open

Bermuda Boccia Players Begin World Open

The BISFed 2018 Montreal Boccia World Open got underway with Bermuda’s Steve Wilson, Yushae DeSilva-Andrade and Omar Hayward all seeing action in the Individual Competition. Left to Right: Yushae DeSilva-Andrade, Omar Hayward & Steve WilsonHayward went down 9 – 1 in his BC1 opener to David Smith from England. DeSilva-Andrade went down 7 –... Read more of this article

Bermuda Boccia Players To Compete In Montreal

Bermuda Boccia Players To Compete In Montreal

Boccia Bermuda will be sending three athletes to compete in the BISFed World Open in Montreal which will take place from the 25th to 29th of April. Steve Wilson, Yushae DeSilva-Andrade and Omar Hayward will suit up for Bermuda and join over 100 athletes representing 18 countries from across the globe. Left to Right: Yushae DeSilva-Andrade, Omar Hayward... Read more of this article

Bermuda Boccia Team Returns From Kansas

Bermuda Boccia Team Returns From Kansas

Bermuda’s Boccia team — Yushae Desilva-Andrade, Steve Wilson, Omar Hayward and Jamal Bean — returned home after competing in the BISFed 2017 World Boccia Open in Kansas City. They were greeted by family and friends, as well as Minister of Cabinet with Responsibility for Government Reform Lovitta Foggo, who congratulated the team on... Read more of this article

Boccia Team Conclude Competing In Columbia

Boccia Team Conclude Competing In Columbia

Bermuda’s Boccia team of Yushae Desilva-Andrade, Steve Wilson, Omar Hayward and Rechai Young concluded taking part in the Individual Competition of the 2017 Bisfed America’s Boccia Team Championship in Cali, Colombia. Bermuda competing  during the team portion at the beginning of the event”Only Hayward competed on the final day of competition... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Boccia Team Continue Individual Play

Bermuda’s Boccia Team Continue Individual Play

Bermuda’s Boccia team of Paralympian Yushae Desilva-Andrade, Steve Wilson, Omar Hayward and Rechai Young continued taking part in the Individual Competition of the 2017 Bisfed America’s Boccia Team Championship in Cali, Colombia. Desilva Andrade went down 4 – 0 to Denisse Padilla Martin from Mexico, while Hayward defeated Anderson Ruiz... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Boccia Team Win Two Games In Cali

Bermuda’s Boccia Team Win Two Games In Cali

Bermuda’s Boccia team of Yushae Desilva-Andrade, Steve Wilson, Omar Hayward and Rechai Young all took part in the Individual Competition of the 2017 Bisfed America’s Boccia Team Championship in Cali, Colombia, recording wins against Brazil and Argentina. Desilva-Andrade won her BC2 opening match 4 – 1 defeating Natali de Faria from Brazil,... Read more of this article