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Krysten Coombs and Jack Shephard (Gold - MD, SS6)
Team GB tops medal table in Tokyo
Date: 9/15/2017 3:06 PM
Published by : Tania Teoh
Team GB went home with five golds and two silvers after the completion of the HULIC DAIHATSU BWF Para-Badminton International which took place from 7th to 10th September in Tokyo.

´It was the strongest para tournament to date and we have six players on the podium and 5 of them have won gold. I am so proud of them and personally, a massive thank you to our sports psychologist, Sally McGinn. The team have come so far with your help and I can see all of it out on the court, ´jubilated Team GB´s Head Coach, Richard Morris.


Daniel Bethell at the 2016 European Para-Badminton Championships - Beek, Netherlands

Medalists from Team GB are as follow:

Gold
Daniel Bethell & Bobby Griffin (MD, SL3 & SL4)
Krysten Coombs & Jack Shephard (MD, SS6)
Rachel Choong (WS, SS6)
Jack Shepard (MS, SS6)
Niall McVeigh (IRL) & Rachel Choong (XD, SS6)

Silver
Daniel Bethell (MS, SL3)
Krysten Coombs (MS, SS6)


Rachel Choong at the 2016 European Para-Badminton Championships - Beek, Netherlands


Quotes from the winners






The ongoing para-badminton tournament is the BWF Brazil Para-Badminton International (12-17 September 2017) and next up is the BWF USA Para-Badminton International (24-29 October 2017).

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