ITTF Slovenia Para Open: British Success and Medal Hopes Rise

Megan Shackleton secured bronze in women’s class 4 on the second day of the ITTF Slovenia Para Open in Lasko.

British Achievements at the ITTF Slovenia Para Open

  • In women’s class 4, Shackleton achieved victories against top competitors, guaranteeing a spot in the semi-finals.

“Shackleton came agonizingly close to a win, leading 2-1 and holding a match point at 11-10 in the fourth set…”

  • Women’s class 7 saw 14-year-old Bly Twomey’s remarkable performance, advancing to the quarter-finals after defeating strong opponents.

Notable Performances in Men’s Events

  • Tom Matthews (class 1), Will Bayley (class 7), and Billy Shilton (class 8) are among the British contenders progressing in their respective events.
  • Martin Perry (class 6) and Paul Karabardak (class 6) also stood out by reaching the quarter-finals.

The final day of the ITTF Slovenia Para Open continues today, with British athletes aiming to add more medals to the team’s tally.

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