Special Olympics boccia athletes receive medals

The Mayor of St Albans has presented Special Olympic medals to winning boccia athletes.

Councillor Eileen Harris, mayor of the city, presented the Boccia athletes – the target ball sport that has become better known in the London 2012 Paralympic game – with medals on Sunday, November 18.

Around 30 athletes gave supporters an exciting day as they competed to qualify for the Eastern Region boccia tournament at De Havilland Sports Centre in Hatfield.

Participants came to compete from across the eastern region of England, Greater London, Kingston upon Thames, Brighton and Hove.

via Special Olympics boccia athletes receive medals from mayor (From St Albans & Harpenden Review).

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