DeSilva-Andrade Gets 2016 Paralympic Spot

May 25, 2016

Bermuda’s Paralympic Team has increased to two members with news that Yushae DeSilva-Andrade has been allocated a spot in the 2016 Rio Paralympics.

DeSilva-Andrade will compete in the Boccia Individual BC2 event after recently competing in the BISFed 2016 World Individual Championships in Beijing.

Ms DeSilva-Andrade along with Jessica Lewis at the Paralympic Petal presentation last year:


The official Paralympics website says the 2016 Paralympic Games will be held from 7-18 September 2016, with around 4,350 athletes from more than 160 countries will travel to Rio to compete in 526 medal events in 22 different sports.

Ms DeSilva-Andrade will be joined by sprinter Jessica Lewis in representing Bermuda at the 2016 Paralympic Games.


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  1. Lia&Daé says:

    Well done Shae, proud of you!