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Patrick narrowly misses out on World Championship medal

BORDERS Boccia player Patrick Wilson has narrowly missed out on a medal at the World Championships in Spain. The 21-year-old finished fourth in the hotly contested BC3 category.Patrick’s fourth place has elevated his official ranking to sixth in the world. 

The Peebles player is hoping to climb even higher by getting onto the podium when he flies out to the World Open in America later this month and also at the European Championships in Portugal in October. 

Patrick, who has cerebral palsy, has been playing Boccia since 2011 and he has already competed in two World Championships, numerous World Opens and European Championships as well as the Paralympics in Rio last year.

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