The Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre in London, Ontario played host last week (October 19-21, 2018) to Boccia Blast – an annual competition hosted by the London Cannonballs Boccia Club.
Celebrating 28 years, Boccia Blast is a National Open Tournament sanctioned by Boccia Canada for players just starting out, as well as the country’s high-performance athletes.
Over three days of competition, athletes competed in individual, team and pair events across BC1, BC2, BC3 and BC4.
Here are the results from individual play:
|OR||CRYDERMAN, L||ON||OR||OSTIGUY, B||QC||OR||LORD, P||QC||OR||CIOBANU, I||QC|
|AR||LEFEBVRE, E||QC||AR||COLLINS, K||NL||AR||BUSSIERE, E||QC||AR||LEVINE, A||QC|
|BR||LAMOTHE, J||QC||BR||RICHER, D||QC||BR||GARNEAU, B||QC||BR||DISPALTRO, M||QC|
|4||MAWJI, H||BC||4||REDMOND, H||NL||4||MARTINEAU, M||QC||4||LEMAIRE, A||QC|
Boccia players from Quebec owned the podium across the four categories, taking home top spot in BC2, BC3 and BC4. For a quick glimpse of some of the action from finals, check out CTV London’s news segment (cover begins at the 13:02-minute mark).
Congratulations to all participants. We look forward to seeing everyone back for Boccia Blast 2019.
About the London Cannonballs
The London Cannonballs is a local club that caters to athletes with disabilities through the sport of boccia.
Run by athletes and volunteers, the Cannonballs are an incredibly positive force in the lives of many. From recreation to competition, London Cannonballs athletes transcend their disabilities with every ball they throw.
The club provides opportunities to players just starting out as well as elite amateur athletes. The Cannonballs gives athletes assistance in traveling to many competitions around Ontario, Canada and the world. Club members have competed at World Championships, Pan-American and Paralympic Games across the globe.
For more information on joining the London Cannonballs Boccia Club or for volunteer opportunities, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.