Boccia Bermuda announced they sent three athletes to compete in the BISFed World Open in Montreal which will take place from April 25th to 29th.
Steve Wilson, Yushae DeSilva-Andrade and Omar Hayward will suit up for Bermuda and join over 100 athletes representing 18 countries from across the globe.
This will be the first event of the year that contributes to qualification for the 2020 Paralympics being held in Tokyo, Japan, an event in which all three players are striving to gain a spot in.
Wilson, Hayward and DeSilva-Andrade will be playing in the Individual competition, Wilson (BC4), DeSilva-Andrade (BC2) and Hayward (BC1).
All three players have already qualified for the World Championships which will be held in Liverpool, England in August of this year and this event in Montreal will be a great opportunity to test their skills against some of the world’s best players in the lead up to the World Championships.