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By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Twenty-two competitors from five counties battled it out in the Aquece Rio boccia test event which finished on Saturday November 14th. Organizers and participants were pleased with how the event ran despite the competition taking place in the Rio Centro Pavilion 4 in Barra, not the Carioca Arena 2 where it will be held during the Olympic Games next year.

“Even though it was not in the same venue that will host boccia at the Paralympic Games (Carioca Arena 2), we had similar conditions, such as the playing the . . .

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