2017-01-1617:31 Mona Lisa Skipnes

Boccia is one of the sport reserved for Parasport athletes. Boccia was part of Barents Games for the first time in Oulu.

2 teams with 4 athletes on each team: 3 + 1 reserve. Norway and Sweden don’t see the need of any reserves.One team for intelectually disabled athletes and one team for mobility impaired athletes. 

When Barents Winter Games takes place in Luleå 16-18 March 2018, more than 1000 young athletes from Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia will compete in 15 different sports, including three parasports.