Brighton teenager Bly Twomey continued her meteoric rise since making her international debut in March this year by beating the Asian Para Games champion to take gold in the women’s class 7 singles at the ITTF SQY French Para Open at the Paris 2024 Velodrome in Saint Quentin en Yvelines.
Tokyo medallist Megan Shackleton combined with Flora Vautier from France to win gold in the women’s class 5-10 doubles on the final day of the Finland Para Open in Pajulahti today and 13-year-old Bly Twomey took bronze in the women’s class 20 doubles with her Italian partner Elena Elli.
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.
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.
The British team secured eight singles medals on day three at the ITTF European Para Table Tennis Championships in Sheffield.
On the final day of the ITTF Slovenia Para Open in Lasko the British team won three bronze medals in the doubles events. Will Bayley and Martin Perry took bronze in men’s class 14, Ashley Facey and Joshua Stacey took bronze in men’s class 18 and Jack Hunter-Spivey and Megan Shackleton took bronze in mixed class 10.
A strong field including a powerful team from China competing internationally for the first time since the Tokyo Paralympic Games provided tough competition for the largely inexperienced British squad at the Montenegro Para Championship in Podgorica.