The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) published its 2015 Anti-Doping Code on Wednesday (29 October), which will apply to all Member organisations, Paralympic Games and IPC recognised International Federations, from 1 January 2015.
The GB Para Table Tennis Team finished the first Cote d’Azur International in Hyères les Palmiers on a high today when 16 year old Billy Shilton and Swedish partner Nicklas Westerberg took gold in the men’s class 7 team event. Kim Daybell and Ashley Facey Thompson won a bronze in the men’s class 10 team event and Paisley’s Martin Perry claimed a men’s class 6 team bronze with his partner Domingo Arguello from Costa Rica.
Teenager Megan Shackleton won her second gold medal at the at the first Cote d’Azur International in Hyères les Palmiers today when she and her Israeli partner Caroline Tabib won the women’s class 4-5 team event. The GB team is also assured of at least two more medals tomorrow as Kim Daybell and Ashley Facey Thompson are through to the semi-finals of the men’s class 10 event and 16 year old Billy Shilton and his Swedish partner Nicklas Westerberg will contest the semi-finals of the men’s class 7 event.
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).