Day three of the ITTF European Para Table Tennis Championships 2023 in Sheffield signalled the arrival of the business end of the tournament as players competed in 114 matches for a place in tomorrow’s final day of singles when 22 men and women will be crowned the champion of Europe and secure a place at the Paris 2024 Paralympics.
The action saw a strong French team continue to impress as nine players made it through to the last day of competition in the singles tournament which will feature a host of semis and finals.
France’s total of nine men and women will be the highest contingent participating in the final day of singles. Other nations with widespread interest tomorrow include Germany, Ukraine and Poland with six players each and Turkey and Great Britain who both have five.
The action starts at 10:00 and will be streamed live on the ITTF Youtube channel at https://www.youtube.com/@ITTFWorld.
All the results from today’s play and the draw for the final day of the singles competition can be viewed at https://www.ittf.com/tournament/5484/ITTF-European-Championships-2023/.
The European Para Table Tennis Championships is an ITTF event which is supported by funding from the National Lottery and Sheffield City Council and will be delivered in association with a range of partners including UK Sport, British Para Table Tennis and Table Tennis England (TTE). Event suppliers include: Butterfly, Neon Flooring, 729-Table Tennis Balls and the Crowne Plaza Hotel Sheffield.