The Singapore Disability Sports Council and Singapore Boccia are promoting an orientation session for boccia volunteers that is taking place this Saturday at the Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore facility from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM local time. Potential volunteers are being urged to contact SDSC Sports Officer Sai Yun Yun to get more information.
Boccia is one of the more prominent disability sports in Singapore, with several players currently ranked internationally. Ta Lang Goh is ranked 64th, Kah Whye Neo is ranked 74th and Juni Syafiq Binte Jumat is ranked 75th in the world in the BC2 individual event. Nurulasyiqah Mohammed Taha is ranked 21st, Sze Ning Toh is ranked 33rd and Faye Yu Fei Lim is ranked 85th in the world in the BC3 individual event. Yee Ting Jeralyn Tan is ranked 51st in the world and Pei Feng Ng is ranked 52nd in the BC1 individual event. In the team event, Singapore is ranked 21st in the world.
Singapore’s best boccia players competed at the BISFed 2016 Boccia World Individual Championship last month. In February, Singapore Boccia had several open paid boccia coaching positions that they filled.