Fabien Lamirault of France recovered from a faltering start at the Para European Table Tennis Championships in Sweden to claim the class 2 title – and the Tokyo 2020 place on offer to all gold medallists.
Summer Paralympic Sports
Defending champions Russia regained momentum today after their opening defeat at the Blind Football European Championships in Rome, defeating Greece 4-0.
Day two of the Para European Table Tennis Championships in Sweden produced varying fortunes for Britain as two of their global champions were defeated, but David Wetherill beat Spain's top seed and defending champion in class 6.
Dimitri Coutya successfully defended his epee B title at the Wheelchair Fencing World Championships in Cheungju, South Korea, on a day when China racked up another three titles.
Organisers of November's World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai held a first aid course for event volunteers.
Rwanda booked their place at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics by winning the Women's ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships on home soil in Kigali.
Defending champions Russia lost their opening match as the Blind Football European Championships began in Rome today.
Britain's Gilliver earns golden birthday present as China dominate day one of Wheelchair Fencing World Championships
Piers Gilliver, Britain's Rio 2016 Olympic Games silver medallist, earned his first global gold, at the epee A event at the Wheelchair Fencing World Championships in Cheungju, South Korea.
Hosts Rwanda maintained their 100 per cent record at the Women's ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships with another two victories.
More than 200 competitors have converged on Cheongju in South Korea for the Wheelchair Fencing World Championships which start tomorrow and run until September 23.
Russia are favourites to defend their title at the Blind Football European Championships which begin tomorrow in Rome.
A total of 312 players have assembled in Helsingborg in Sweden to contest the European Para Table Tennis Championships that start tomorrow – with a place in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics on offer to men's and women's champions.
Hosts Rwanda won both of their opening matches on day one of the Women's ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships.
Britain's Alice Tai claimed her seventh gold medal as eight world records tumbled on a thrilling final night at the World Para Swimming Championships in London.
Three-time Paralympic champion Carol Cooke of Australia produced another vintage display to secure the gold medal in the women's T2 road race on the final day of the International Cycling Union Para-cycling Road World Championships in Emmen.