Boccia Canada News

27th Canadian Boccia Championships return this November to Québec City

September 28, 2021

Some of Canada’s top-ranked boccia athletes will be competing for Québec at the 2021 Canadian Championships Ottawa, ON (September 28, 2021) – The 2021 Canadian Boccia Championships are coming to Québec City this November, marking only the second major boccia event in Canada since the COVID pandemic began. Games will be played from November 15-21 and will…

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Defeated on the Last Shot, Canada is Eliminated in BC4 Pairs

September 3, 2021

The BC4 Pairs team comprised of Iulian Ciobanu, Marco Dispaltro and Alison Levine had to accept defeat twice on Friday at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. Their record of one win and three losses in the preliminary round was not enough to place them among the top two teams in Group A that advanced to the semi-finals of the event.

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Canada’s Boccia Pairs Tournament Begins with Two Games

September 2, 2021

Alison Levine aims for a podium finish in the BC4 Pairs Ottawa, ON (September 2, 2021) – The Canadian boccia team concluded the first day of the BC4 Pairs Paralympic tournament with a record of one win and one loss on Thursday in Tokyo. The Canadian team got off to a good start with a 9-4 win…

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A good finish to the tournament for Danik Allard

August 30, 2021

Danik Allard stuns Russian, Diana Tsyplina with 12-1 victory Ottawa, ON (August 30, 2021) – Danik Allard (BC2) scored a one-sided victory, his first in Tokyo, over Diana Tsyplina of the Russian Paralympic Committee. Allard, the youngest BC2 athlete in Tokyo in his Paralympic debut, set the pace in the first end with a six-point surge, putting…

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Ciobanu Remains Undefeated

August 29, 2021

Iulian is known for his poise and calmness in and outside competition Ottawa, ON (August 29, 2021) – Iulian Ciobanu remained undefeated in the individual preliminary bracket of the BC4 category. On Sunday, the Montrealer came back from behind to defeat Ximei Lin of China 6-4. Ciobanu took an early 3-0 lead, but his opponent…

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