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Commonwealth Games: Jack Hunter-Spivey & Joshua Stacey guaranteed at least silver


Jack Hunter-Spivey wins semi-final
Hunter-Spivey’s class (3-5) has not been included in the previous two Commonwealth Games
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England’s Jack Hunter-Spivey guaranteed himself at least a Para-table tennis silver medal in the men’s class 3-5 at the Commonwealth Games.

The Paralympic bronze medallist, 27, enjoyed a dominant 11-4 13-11 11-9 semi-final win over Isau Ogunkunle.

He will face Nigeria’s Nasiru Sule in the gold-medal match on Saturday.

Meanwhile, Wales’ Joshua Stacey also secured a medal by beating defending champion Ross Wilson, of England, to reach the final of the 8-10 class.

Stacey will face Australia’s Lin Ma in the final on Sunday after Wilson takes on Tajudeen Agunbiade of Nigeria in the bronze-medal match.

England’s Sue Bailey, who won team bronze at the Tokyo Paralympics and is competing in her third Commonwealth Games, will face India’s Sonalben Patel in the women’s class 3-5 bronze-medal match on Saturday after losing her semi-final 11-6 11-6 11-6 to India’s Bhavina Patel.

Felicity Pickard lost her semi-final 11-4 11-1 11-3 in the women’s 6-10 class to Australia’s Qian Yang and will face Faith Obazuaye in the bronze-medal match on Saturday.



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