World Petanque Championship – level 1
Petanque is an old game from France. People throw steel balls close to a small wooden ball. They stand inside a circle. They must have their feet on the ground.
In Benin, there is a World Petanque Championship. Terrazini Marcel Bio takes part. The championship takes place in a new arena. Bio wants to win a prize because he almost wins before in 2016. But he is not lucky. He wins only the silver medal in the Men’s Doubles game.
Many people do not believe that Benin could have this big game. But it happens. It is a big success for the country. People from 36 countries came to play. The game makes many people happy, and everyone likes it.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
What challenges did Terrazini Marcel Bio have to overcome in order to win a prize in the 2016 World Petanque Championship?
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