Hanif playing boccia
Hanif playing boccia

Hanif Mawji

Birthdate

Sport(s)

Boccia

Hometown

Burnaby, BC

As a player, Hanif Mawji is renowned for his consistency and precision on court, two skills that have contributed to his extensive athletic career. Mawji spent several years as a goalie in power-soccer before focusing his energy on boccia. Over  20 years after attending his first international boccia event, he continues to consistently be ranked in the top 10 in the world in the BC1 classification. Most recently, he competed at the 2019 Défi Sportif AlterGo National Open where he won a gold medal.

Year Type
Host City
Medals
2019 Parapan am Games
Lima, Peru
2015 Parapan am Games
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Toronto, Canada
1
1
2008 Summer
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Beijing, China

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Silver and bronze medal at the 2015 Parapan American Games… Competed at the 2008 Paralympic Games.

 

PERSONAL

He enjoys spending time with his family, dancing and swimming and is an avid football and hockey fan.

 

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2019 Défi Sportif AlterGo National Open – Individual – Gold

2019 BISFed World Open in Montreal – Pairs – Gold

2015 Parapan American Games – Individual – Silver

2015 Parapan American Games – Team – Bronze

2008 Paralympic Games – Individual – 15th