It was a golden day for the GB Para Table Tennis Team at the first Cote d’Azur International in Hyères les Palmiers with Paralympic bronze medalist Ross Wilson (men’s class 8) taking gold in his first competition since London 2012, 15 year old Megan Shackleton winning her first gold medal in the women’s class 4/5 singles and Kim Daybell taking gold in the men’s class 10 event. There was also silver for Pathway player Martin Perry (men’s class 6) and bronze for Ashley Facey Thompson (men’s class 9).
The GB Para table tennis team is assured of at least five medals in the singles events at the first Cote d’Azur International in Hyères les Palmiers after Megan Shackleton (women’s class 4-5), Ross Wilson (men’s class 8), Ashley Facey Thompson (men’s class 9), Kim Daybell (men’s class 10), and Pathway player Martin Perry (men’s class 6) all reached tomorrow’s semi-finals.
IPC Athletics, the international federation for para-athletics, has announced that the 2015 IPC Athletics Marathon World Championships will be held in London, Great Britain, on Sunday 26 April in association with the Virgin Money London Marathon.
IPC Ice Sledge Hockey has announced that Ostersund, Sweden, will host the 2015 World Championships B-Pool from 15-21 March.
Plans announced for a new area of the Park, Mandeville Place, which will celebrate the success of the London 2012 Paralympic Games
London 2012 Paralympians Kim Daybell (class 10) and Ross Wilson (class 8) are among a team of ten young players who will be representing GB in the Cote d’Azure 2014 International Para table tennis tournament in Hyères les Palmiers next week (October 23-26).
Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex has today (Wednesday 8 October 2014) unveiled David Weir CBE, Margaret Maughan, Eva Loeffler OBE, and The Hon. Mark Vestey to the Stoke Mandeville Hall of Fame.
Mondelēz International employees help raise more than £30,000 for the British Paralympic Association
More than 30 employees at local treat provider, Mondelēz International have helped to raise over £30,000 for the British Paralympic Association after participating in a nine-day bike ride.