BISFed 2018 – World Open | Póvoa de Varzim – Calendar & National Team
The BISFed 2018 – World Open, will once again be held in Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal, from the 2nd to the 9th of July.
This event is possible due to the joint efforts of PCAND and the City Council of Póvoa de Varzim.
A staggering number of 118 athletes, from 20 different countries will be present, in what is the 10th time Póvoa de Varzim has welcomed the sport of Boccia and the World Open to their beautiful coastal town.
The tournament will be held at the Municipal Pavilion of Póvoa de Varzim, and you can view the calendar below.
Come and join us in celebrating Boccia! We cannot wait to see you there!
|3rd of July||4th to the 6th of July||6th to the 7th of July||8th of July|
|Opening Ceremony||Individual Competition|
6th of July – Finals
|Team Competition||Team Competition Finals|
The Portuguese National Team has also, been announced for the BISFed 2018, World Open, that will take place in Póvoa de Varzim, from the 2nd of July to the 9th of July.
Here is the official list of athletes, assembled by the Portuguese National Manager, Prof. Luís Ferreira, that will compete in the World Open.
José Pedro Patrício – Competition Partner
Emílio Conceição – Competition Partner
|Abílio Valente||APPC Porto|
Ricardo Neves – Assistant Sport Technician
Inês Henriques – Assistant Sport Technician
|Rui Diogo Rebelo – Assistant Sport Technician|
|Jorge Cardoso – Competition Partner|
José Carlos Macedo
Roberto Mateus – Competition Partner
|José Abílio Gonçalves|
Paulo Correia – Competition Partner
|Domingos Vieira||SC Braga||Óscar Costa – Assistant Sport Technician|
|Nuno Guerreiro||APC Lisboa||Bruno Mateus – Assistant Sport Technician|
|Pedro da Clara||FC Porto|
Alberto da Clara – Assistant Sport Technician
Chief Delegate: Professor Teresa Sardoeira
National Manager: Professor Luís Ferreira
Physiotherapist: Dr. Cristina Marques
Psychologist: Dr. Tiago Maciel
Nutritionist: Dr. Ivo Garcia
BISFed – Boccia International Sports Federation
PCAND – Paralisia Cerebral – Associação Nacional de Desporto