Following a media release from Boccia Canada, we are extremely proud to congratulate BC’s own Hanif Mawji, who has been selected as part of the Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games Boccia Team!

“Congratulations to all of the boccia players selected to represent Canada in Lima and welcome to the team!” said Stephanie Dixon, chef de mission of the Canadian Parapan Am Team. “This is a talented and hardworking group of athletes and I can’t wait to cheer them on at the Games in this unique sport that keeps you on the edge of your seat! I know Canada will be proud of what they accomplish in Lima.”

Eric Bussière* Verchères, Qué. 33 BC3
Iulian Ciobanu* Montréal, Qué. 35 BC4
Marco Dispaltro* Montréal, Qué. 51 BC4
Alison Levine* Montréal, Qué. 29 BC4
Philippe Lord Blainville, Qué. 23 BC3
Marylou Martineau* Québec City, Qué. 18 BC3
Hanif Mawji* Burnaby, B.C. 51 BC1

The Lima 2019 Parapan American Games will take place August 23 to September 1 in Peru and will surpass Toronto 2015 as the largest Parapan Am Games ever with a record 1,850 athletes set to participate. Canada is expecting to send a team of approximately 152 athletes and competition partners in 13 sports. The Canadian Paralympic Committee will announce the official full team heading to the Games later this year.