Boccia Players Continue In Parapan Games

August 30, 2019

Bermuda’s Omar Hayward and Yushae DeSilva Andrade were in action in the boccia portion of the Parapan Games in Lima, Peru.

Ms DeSilva Andrade used skill and precision in her 5-1 victory over Ailen Flores from Argentina, after being down 1 – 0 at the end of the first game, DeSilva Andrade won the second game 2 – 0 to take a 2 – 1 lead.

In the third game, Ms DeSilva Andrade picked up a 1 – 0 win and then closed out the match winning the final game 2 – 0.

In his first game, Mr Hayward was looking at taking a 3 – 0 lead when his opponent Guilherme Moraes from Brazil pulled off a shot with his final ball for both players to take a point each.

During the second game, Mr Hayward picked up a 1 – 0 win to take the lead 2 – 1, however in the third game, Moraes picked up a 2 – 0 win to take a 3 – 2 lead into the final round, that saw him win 1 – 0 to claim the victory by a score of 4 – 2.

Bermuda’s team at the 2019 Parapan Games:

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  1. moonbeam says:

    Congratulations to all these ParaAthletes for attaining a spot in the Paralympics. Special congratulations to Jessica Cooper Lewis (wheelchair track) for her magnificent Medal win of 2 Gold and 1 Silver.