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World Para Table Tennis Championships: Britons Paul Karabardak and Billy Shilton win gold

Paul Karabardak won men’s class seven doubles silver and class six singles bronze at the 2020 Paralympics

Britons Paul Karabardak and Billy Shilton claimed gold in the men’s class 14 doubles at the World Para Table Tennis Championships in Andalucia.

In only their second tournament together, Karabardak and Shilton beat Thailand’s Rungroj Thainiyom and Phisit Wangphonphathanasiri in four sets to take the title.

Ross Wilson and Joshua Stacey earned silver in the men’s class 18 doubles.

Shilton will also take mixed class 14 doubles bronze with Fliss Pickard.

Meanwhile, Pickard and Welsh teenager Grace Williams will compete for gold in the final of the women’s class 14 doubles on Tuesday.

Karabardak and Shilton started started well and responded to a third-set setback, in which they won a single point, to win 3-1.

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