Team & Pairs finals took centre stage on the last day of the Seville 2021 World Boccia Europe Regional Championships following the conclusion of the individual competitions.
Greece took the BC3 pairs mixed gender crown in a close game after edging out Poland in the tie-break, while Spain beat Britain 5-3 to earn bronze. The Greek team overcame Britain 4-2 in the semi-finals, with Poland defeating Spain 5-3.
Portugal topped the BC1/2 Teams mixed gender podium following an 8-6 victory over The Netherlands in a high-scoring final. Russia denied Britain the Bronze medal as they won the third-place playoff 5-4. Portugal reached the final thanks to 6-3 win over Britain, while The Netherlands defeated Russia 8-3.
A 4-2 triumph in the final handed Slovakia the BC4 pairs mixed gender title as they saw off Hungary. The bronze medal was claimed by Portugal, who beat Russia 4-2. Slovakia denied Portugal a place in the final by winning the semi-final 5-3, as did Hungary by defeating Russia impressively in the other semi-final 8-0.
You can find all results here.
Teams & Pairs qualified for the Rio de Janeiro 2022 World Boccia Championships are:
|BC4 Pairs Mixed Gender||Slovakia|
|BC3 Pairs Mixed Gender||Greece|
|BC1/2 Team Mixed Gender||Portugal|
Congratulations to all the participating Teams and Pairs!
Our next qualifier for the Rio de Janeiro 2022 World Boccia Championships will be the São Paulo 2021 World Boccia Americas Regional Championships, with play staring on the 8th December. See you there!