Hidetaka Sugimura is through to the men's BC2 final ©Getty Images

Japanese Paralympic champion Hidetaka Sugimura is into the final of the men's BC2 following a narrow victory on the third day of the Asia-Oceania Boccia Championships, taking place at the Shabab Al Ahli Club in the United Arab Emirates city Dubai.

Sugimura defeated Thailand's Worawut Saengampa 5-4 in the semi-finals and is now set to face a second Thai player in a row, following four-time Paralympic champion Watcharaphon Vongsa's 3-1 victory against Takayuki Hirose of Japan.

Leung Yuk Wing of Hong Kong is into the final of the men's BC4 after a 7-0 thrashing of Iraq's Ali Odhaib; he meets Thailand's Pornchok Larpyen after he beat Jang Seong-yuk of South Korea 6-2.

Kazuki Takahashi of Japan won a tiebreaker in the men's BC3 following a 3-3 draw with Hong Kong's Tak Wah Tse in the semi-finals, with his next opponent being Jeong Ho-won of South Korea, who won 3-2 against Japanese player Masayuki Arita.

Jong Sung-joon of South Korea defeated Natthawut Deemak of Thailand 6-0 in the men's BC1 semi-finals, as did John Loung of Hong Kong by an 8-0 scoreline over Mohamed Chyad Chyad of Iraq.

Watcharaphon Vongsa is through to the men's BC2 final ©Getty Images
Watcharaphon Vongsa is through to the men's BC2 final ©Getty Images

Thailand's Ladamanee Kla-Han has progressed to the women's BC3 final by beating Yeun Kei Ho of Hong Kong 3-2.

There she takes on Choi Ye-jin of South Korea, who defeated Thailand's Somboon Chaipanich 7-1.

Hoi Ying Karen Kwok won an all-Hong Kong tie with Hiu Lam Yeung in the women's BC2 semi-finals 4-2.

Her final opponent will be Jeong So-yeong who defeated Japan's Fumiko Ebisawa 5-3.

The women's BC1 final is to be between Singapore's Yee Ting Jeralyn Tan and Japan's Yuriko Fujii.

Tan defeated South Korean Oh Yoon-jeong 11-0, while Fujii thumped Juni Syafiqa Binte Jumat of Singapore 10-0.

Finally, Yuen Cheung of Hong Kong is in the final of the women's BC4 after beating Lee Myung-soon of South Korea 8-1.

There she faces Nuanchan Phonsila of Thailand, who won 6-2 against Japanese player Juri Kimura.