The competition provided another opportunity for GB and Welsh lifters to bid for Commonwealth Games qualification
Paul Davies and Tom Matthews took silver in the men’s class 1 team event on the last day of competition at the PTT Slovenia Open today and there were bronze medals for Aaron McKibbin and Ross Wilson (men’s class 8), Will Bayley and Billy Shilton (men’s class 8), Sue Gilroy and Megan Shackleton (women’s class 4-5) and Jack Hunter-Spivey with his Norwegian partner Tommy Urhaug (men’s class 5).
Paralympic medallist Charlotte Henshaw has decided to swap her goggles for a paddle as she announces her retirement from swimming.
British Cycling has named the Great Britain Cycling Team Paralympic programme squad for 2017 following a membership review.
The British Para Table Tennis Team picked up six medals in the singles events at the PTT Slovenia Open today. Paralympic champion Rob Davies (men’s class 1), Paralympic team bronze medallist Aaron McKibbin (men’s class 8) and Ashley Facey Thompson (men’s class 9) all took silver in their respective classes and there were bronze medals for Paralympic champion Will Bayley (men’s class 7), Jack Hunter-Spivey (men’s class 5) and David Wetherill (men’s class 6).
Matt Skelhon won an individual Silver medal at ISCH in Germany, his first competition since the 2016 Paralympic Games, as GB claimed Team Gold.
Great Britain’s quad wheelchair tennis team won their fifth BNP Paribas World Team Cup title on Sunday in Sardinia after defeating Israel 2-1.
Great Britain’s men’s and quad wheelchair tennis teams have reached the semi-finals of their respective events at the 2017 BNP Paribas World Team Cup after winning their final round-robin ties on Thursday to finish top of their pools in Alghero, Sardinia.
Paralympic champions Will Bayley and Rob Davies head a 15-strong British squad that will compete in the PTT Slovenia Open in Lasko from May 6-9. The factor 40 tournament is always one of the strongest and many of the world’s top players are due to compete including another six Paralympic champions from Rio 2016.
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