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Sport Focus

Sport : Fencing

2 fencers en guarde. Sketch by unknown artist. Win or lose wheelchair fencers in Athens are getting the
electric chair...a look at the rules of this ancient sport.
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Athlete Profile

Athlete : Jayant Mistry
Event : Wheelchair Tennis

Great Britain's Nº1 and World's Top 10 wheelchair tennis player. 37 years old, full time athlete. Why Jayant is a serious medal contender

Jayant Mistry GB Tennis Player Head Shot
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Boccia is a competitive sport similar to bowls with a complex classification system for athletes with a limited range of movements. There are 4 classifications (see definitions) depending on level of loco motor dysfunction. Played on a specially marked court, players can use assistants and/or assistive devices.

News : Boccia's Back-to-Back Gold Challenge 14.4.04

Boccia international website