Home http://hk2019boccia.hkparalympic.org BISFed 2019 Hong Kong Boccia World Open Mon, 10 Jun 2019 10:31:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.13 https://hk2019boccia.hkparalympic.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/BISFed2019HKBoccia.png Home http://hk2019boccia.hkparalympic.org 32 32 Thailand Dominated the Hong Kong World Open with Seven Medals http://hk2019boccia.hkparalympic.org/2019/05/19/thailand-dominated-the-hong-kong-world-open-with-seven-medals/ Sun, 19 May 2019 12:49:36 +0000 http://hk2019boccia.hkparalympic.org/?p=4362 Thailand Dominated the Hong Kong World Open with Seven Medals

The World Open concluded today with Thailand, Japan and Hong Kong captured the gold medals of Team and Pairs events.

World No. 1 Thailand continued to impress in the BC1/BC2 Team event by rolling over the opponents at pools and elimination matches. The team stunned Japan 6-2 in the semi-final and beat China 6-4 to claim the gold. Japan narrowly defeated Hong Kong 6-5 in the bronze medal match.

 In the BC3 Pairs event, Japan took the 3-1 victory against world No. 2 Australia in the semi-final and held off Thailand with a narrow 3-2 victory to earn a gold. Australia managed to secure the bronze by winning Great Britain 5-3.

 The home favorite Hong Kong BC4 Pairs remained in great form throughout the matches. The pairing edged Great Britain at 5-1 in semi-finals and clinched a thrilling victory in the tie-break against Thailand. Great Britain thrashed China 6-1 to round off the podium.

 The host Hong Kong bagged a total of one gold, one silver and one bronze medals, while Thailand dominated and topped the medal tally with three gold, three silver and one bronze medals.

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Team and Pairs Events Got Underway http://hk2019boccia.hkparalympic.org/2019/05/18/team-and-pairs-events-got-underway/ Sat, 18 May 2019 14:00:26 +0000 http://hk2019boccia.hkparalympic.org/?p=4334 Team and Pairs Events Got Underway

Participating teams took on the Team and Pairs events starting with the pool stages today (18 May).

For BC1/BC2 Team, Hong Kong finished the pool plays with 1-1 win-loss record and will face Pool B top spot China in semi-finals. Thailand topped their pools and will meet Japan to compete for a slot of the final.

On the other hand, Hong Kong BC4 Pairs went unbeaten in the pools and advanced with top spot. They will face Great Britain in the semi-finals, while China will play the match against Thailand.

BC1/BC2 Team, BC4 Pairs elimination rounds and BC3 Pairs pool matches will continue tomorrow. Public are welcome to watch the fascinating matches for free at Ma On Shan Sports Centre. Latest news, competition results and live streaming will be available in this website or HKPC&SAPD Facebook page (facebook.com/HKPCSAPD).

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Australia, Great Britain and Thailand Top Podium of Individual Events http://hk2019boccia.hkparalympic.org/2019/05/17/australia-great-britain-and-thailand-top-podium-of-individual-events/ Fri, 17 May 2019 14:03:11 +0000 http://hk2019boccia.hkparalympic.org/?p=4295 Australia, Great Britain and Thailand Top Podium of Individual Events

  

  

The Individual events wrapped up today with Australia, Great Britain and Thailand claimed first titles.

Thailand’s Witsanu Huadpradit sealed the gold medal of BC1 Individual after rolled over Malaysia’s Chew Wei Lun 9-0, with his fellow Natthawut Deemak collecting the bronze by a narrow 3-2 win against the Greece’s Christos Kypriotis.

Thailand also dominated in the BC2 class. Watharaphon Vongsa and Worawut Saengampa defeated their opponents in the semi-finals, and Vongsa claimed the gold after a 4-2 victory. China’s Zhiqiang Yan beat Hidetaka Sugimura from Japan 4-0 to capture the bronze medal.

In the BC3 class, Australia’s Daniel Michel spoilt the Great Britain’s plan of having two players advanced to the final, and took the gold by winning 4-2 against Patrick Wilson. Hong Kong’s Ho Yuen Kei competed with Jamie McCowan in the bronze medal match and she eventually claimed the title with a 3-1 win.

Great Britain’s Stephen McGuire earned the gold after defeating Hong Kong’s Leung Yuk Wing 4-1 in the BC4 final. Croatia’s Davor Komar secured the bronze by crushing his opponent, Hong Kong player Lau Wai Yan Vivian 6-0.

The pool stage of Team and Pairs events will start tomorrow. Public are welcome to watch the fascinating matches for free at Ma On Shan Sports Centre. Latest news, competition results and live streaming will be available in this website or HKPC&SAPD Facebook page (facebook.com/HKPCSAPD).

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Individual Quarter-finals Confirmed http://hk2019boccia.hkparalympic.org/2019/05/16/individual-quarter-finals-confirmed/ Thu, 16 May 2019 14:00:17 +0000 http://hk2019boccia.hkparalympic.org/?p=4228 Individual Quarter-finals Confirmed

  

 

BISFed 2019 Hong Kong Boccia World Open pool events concluded today (16 May), the quarter-finals line-ups confirmed after 2 days of matches.

BC1 player Leung Mei Yee finished second in pool C with 2-1 win-loss record and will face off Chew Wei Lun from Malaysia in quarter-finals. Great Britain’s David Smith finished second as well and clinched a spot in the knockout stage with 3-1 win-loss record. His strong opponent Natthawut Deemak from Thailand went unbeaten in the pool plays and advanced with top spot.

Yeung Hiu Lam ranked the second in pool D and secured a spot in the BC2 quarter-finals after overcoming her compatriot John Loung and Malaysian player with greater goal difference. She will match up with Hidetaka SUGIMURA from Japan. World top players Worawut Saengampa and Watcharaphon Vongsa from Thailand topped their pools with unbeaten winning record.

Ho Yuen Kei was in good form in BC3 Individual pool events and won all her group matches and will meet Australia’s Spencer Cotie to compete for a slot for semi-finals. Greece’s Grigorios Polychronidis sealed qualification to quarter-finals after a 1-point narrow win over Russia opponent.

Leung Yuk Wing, in his last group match, trailed 0-1 in the first end and was able to turn the tables in last end 3-1 and made his three consecutive win in BC4 pool matches. He will compete with Brazilian player Eliseu dos Santos in quarter-finals. Lau Wai Yan Vivian, the second placed home player in Pool B advanced to face China’s player Guang Yuexiang in knockout round. Surprisingly, another Chinese player, last year’s World Champion Zheng Yuansen was crashed out of the pool with 1-2 win-loss record.

The knockout rounds and medal round matches will take place tomorrow (17 May). Public are welcome to watch the matches for free and support Hong Kong team at Ma On Shan Sports Centre. Latest news, competition results and live streaming will be available in this website or HKPC&SAPD Facebook page (www.facebook.com/HKPCSAPD).

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Individual Pool Stages Commenced http://hk2019boccia.hkparalympic.org/2019/05/15/individual-pool-stages-commenced/ Wed, 15 May 2019 14:19:48 +0000 http://hk2019boccia.hkparalympic.org/?p=4184 Individual Pool Stages Commenced

      

    

BISFed 2019 Hong Kong Boccia World Open commenced with BC1, BC2, BC3 and BC4 individual pool plays today (15 May) at Ma On Shan Sports Centre.

In BC1 individual pool events, Leung Mei Yee won the first match of Hong Kong by crushing her opponent, Malaysia player Lean Chin Kit 10-1. Great Britain’s David Smith demonstrated two comfortable victories over Chinese player and Hong Kong’s Chan Kam Chau. However, he lost to Thailand’s Natthawut Deemak 2-4 in a hard-fought match, with scoring in the first end only.

Hong Kong’s Yeung Hiu Lam defeated teammate John Loung 5-2 in BC2 individual pool event while Kwok Hoi Ying Karen finished her day one matches with 1-1 win-loss record. Worawut Saengampa from Thailand started strong and rolled over opponents from Greece and Malaysia.

Home player Ho Yuen Kei overcame players from Japan and Singapore to claim two consecutive wins while Tse Tak Wah ends his first competition day with 1-1 win-loss record. Greek athlete Grigorios Polychronidis took the first win comfortably over Canadian player. The next match was thrilling as he trailed 0-3 after three ends, he was able to tie the game in the last end and edge the extra end with better performance to take the game.

Hong Kong BC4 players Lau Wai Yan Vivian, Leung Yuk Wing and Wong Kwan Hang won athletes from Thailand, Croatia and Great Britain respectively in their first matches. Over the game against Japan’s Shunsuke Uchida, Colombia’s Euclides Grisales knotted the game at 2-2 and claimed his win in the tie-break.

The rest of the pool events continue tomorrow (16 May). Public are welcome to watch the fascinating matches for free at Ma On Shan Sports Centre. Latest news, competition results and live streaming will be available in this website or HKPC&SAPD Facebook page (www.facebook.com/HKPCSAPD).

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Top Players Gather for BISFed 2019 Hong Kong Boccia World Open http://hk2019boccia.hkparalympic.org/2019/05/14/top-players-gather-for-bisfed-2019-hong-kong-boccia-world-open/ Tue, 14 May 2019 14:24:03 +0000 http://hk2019boccia.hkparalympic.org/?p=4123 Top Players Gather for BISFed 2019 Hong Kong Boccia World Open

      

  

BISFed 2019 Hong Kong Boccia World Open will start tomorrow (15 May) at Ma On Shan Sports Centre. The participating athletes can gain world ranking points towards qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.  90 top athletes from 18 countries and territories will compete across 7 events including BC1, BC2, BC3 and BC4 Individual, BC1/BC2 Team, BC3 and BC4 Pairs. 

All participating teams have arrived Hong Kong and undertook training, classification and equipment check from 13 to 14 May.  Four individual World No.1 athletes, David Smith (Great Britain), Worawut Saengampa (Thailand), Grigorios Polychronidis (Greece), Euclides Grisales (Colombia) and team and pairs world no.1, players of BC1/BC2 Team from Thailand and BC3 Pairs from Greece are expected to deliver impressive performances at the competition arena.  Hong Kong team, eyeing a podium finish, is ready to roar on home ground.

Public are welcome to watch the fascinating matches for free at Ma On Shan Sports Centre. Latest news, competition results and live streaming will be available in this website or HKPC&SAPD Facebook page (www.facebook.com/HKPCSAPD).

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BISFed 2019 Hong Kong Boccia World Open Set to Begin http://hk2019boccia.hkparalympic.org/2019/04/23/bisfed-2019-hong-kong-boccia-world-open-set-to-begin/ Tue, 23 Apr 2019 13:06:28 +0000 http://hk2019boccia.hkparalympic.org/?p=3795 BISFed 2019 Hong Kong Boccia World Open Set to Begin

BISFed 2019 Hong Kong Boccia World Open, organized by the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association for the Physically Disabled (HKPC&SAPD) and sanctioned by the Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed), will be held from 15 to 19 May at Ma On Shan Sports Centre. More than 200 top athletes, coaches and team officials from 18 countries and territories will take part in the tournament. The participating athletes can gain world ranking points towards qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Strong teams such as China, Colombia, Great Britain, Greece and Thailand will soon gather in Hong Kong, including David Smith (Great Britain), Worawut Saengampa (Thailand), Grigorios Polychronidis (Greece), Euclides Grisales (Colombia), players of BC1/BC2 Team from Thailand and BC3 Pairs from Greece, who are world no.1 in the individual, team and pairs categories, and two-time Paralympic BC4 Individual gold medalist Leung Yuk Wing (Hong Kong). All the top athletes are expected to deliver impressive performances at the competition arena.

Public are welcome to watch the fascinating matches for free at Ma On Shan Sports Centre. Latest news, competition results and live streaming will be available in this website or HKPC&SAPD Facebook page (www.facebook.com/HKPCSAPD).

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