DeSilva-Andrade & Hayward Win Bronze Medals

August 5, 2022

[Written by Stephen Wright]

Yushae DeSilva-Andrade and Omar Hayward claimed bronze medals at the Veldhoven World Boccia Challenger event in the Netherlands yesterday.

Both players reached the semi-finals of their respective categories, the BC1 women’s division and BC1 men’s division.

Hayward lost his semi-final against Greece’s Panagiotis Soulanis 5-2 but returned to winning ways in the third-place match, beating Spain’s Alvaro Ballesteros Cascales 5-3.

Meanwhile, Andrade lost her semi-final against Czech Republic’s Barbora Skopalova 4-1 before bouncing back with a 7-2 win over Spain’s Desiree Segarra in the third-place game.

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  1. Lion Paw says:

    Congratulations to the both of you. Your persistence love of the game and determination is what got you through. Well done and enjoy your medals