International

Symbolic golds for Shackleton, Pickard and Twomey

On International Women’s Day, three of the British Para table tennis team’s women shone in the doubles events at the ITTF Lignano Masters Para Open in Italy.

March 9, 2024 | Francesca Bullock
International

Golds boost McKibbin and Twomey Paralympic hopes

Aaron McKibbin and 13-year-old Bly Twomey enhanced their qualification hopes for the Paralympic Games in Paris by taking gold in the men’s class 8 singles and women’s class 7 singles respectively at the ITTF Lignano Masters Para Open in Italy.

March 8, 2024 | Francesca Bullock
GB performance

Silver at the treble for Para GB players in Kazakhstan

The British Para table tennis team took three medals in the doubles events on the final day of the ITTF Astana Para Open in Kazakhstan with Will Bayley & Martin Perry (men’s class 14), Megan Shackleton with Tamara Leonelli Leonelli (women’s class 5-10) and Grace Williams with Raisa Chebanika (women’s class 14) all taking silver in their respective events.

March 4, 2024 | Francesca Bullock
Para table tennis

Bayley and Shackleton keep up their golden series

World No 1 Will Bayley, the ITTF Male Para Player of the Year in 2023, made a winning start to 2024 and continued his unbeaten run by taking gold in the men’s class 7 singles at the ITTF Astana Para Open in Kazakhstan.

March 2, 2024 | Francesca Bullock
GB performance

Facey’s second gold headlines good day for para GB

Ashley Facey won his second gold medal at the ITTF US Para Open in Corpus Christi, Texas, combining with Joshua Stacey to win the men’s class 18 doubles.

January 19, 2024 | Francesca Bullock
GB performance

Golds for Aaron, Ashley and Megan in USA

Aaron McKibbin (men’s class 8) and Ashley Facey (men’s class 9) both came out on top in all-GB finals to take gold in their respective singles events at the ITTF US Para Open in Corpus Christi, Texas while Megan Shackleton also took gold in the combined women’s class 1-5 event.

January 18, 2024 | Francesca Bullock
GB performance

Perry States his case for Paralympic qualification

Scotland’s most successful male table tennis player, Martin Perry, is included in a squad of 11 British athletes looking to consolidate or improve their chances of qualification for this summer’s Paralympic Games at the US Para Open in Corpus Christi, Texas next week.

January 11, 2024 | Francesca Bullock
GB performance

Jack & Megan take silver as GB end with four doubles medals

On the final day of the ITTF European Para Table Tennis Championships in Sheffield the British team took four medals in the doubles events to bring their total medal tally to 12.

September 10, 2023 | Francesca Bullock
GB performance

At least three more medals on the way for Para GB in Sheffield

After the first day of the doubles events at the ITTF European Para Table Tennis Championships in Sheffield the British team is assured of at least three medals when the tournament concludes today.

September 9, 2023 | Francesca Bullock
GB performance

Brilliant Bayley seals golden ticket to Paris

Will Bayley claimed the men’s class 7 European title in Sheffield and in doing so assured himself of qualification for the Paris Paralympics next year.

September 8, 2023 | Francesca Bullock