Five English athletes have qualified for the World Championships which take place in Durban next month.

The International Table Tennis Federation has released the lists of qualified athletes and England’s representatives will be Liam Pitchford, Tom Jarvis, Sam Walker, Paul Drinkhall and Tin-Tin Ho.

All will play in the singles events, while there will be two pairs in the Men’s Doubles – Pitchford & Drinkhall and Jarvis & Walker.

Pitchford & Ho will team up in the Mixed Doubles and Ho will compete alongside regular partner Karoline Mischek of Austria in the Women’s Doubles.

Charlotte Carey of Wales has also qualified for the Women’s Singles.

The competition is in Durban, South Africa, from May 20-28.