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Last Updated: Friday, 20 October 2006, 13:50 GMT 14:50 UK
Great Britain win boccia bronze
Nigel Murray in action at the Athens Paralympics
Murray is the most experienced member of the team
Great Britain came away with a bronze medal from the team events at the Boccia World Championships in Brazil.

The BC1/BC2 team, made up of Paralympian Nigel Murray and newcomers David Smith, Ali Lalani and Bernadette Leslie beat Hong Kong in a play-off.

The match had ended in a 4-4 tie-break after four ends but the British side won the tie-break 2-0.

Great Britain lost 6-5 in their semi-final with New Zealand, who beat favourites Portugal to win gold.



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