Young GB players head to Belgium

A squad of 13 players will be representing GB in the Belgium Open in Sint Niklaas this weekend (October 31-November 2). Performance Squad athletes Will Bayley and Ashley Facey Thompson will be joined by six members of the Pathway Squad, including 17 year old Billy Shilton, and three members of the Development Squad.

Ashley Facey Thompson

Ashley Facey Thompson

The full list of athletes is:

Performance Squad:
Will Bayley – class 7, from Tunbridge Wells/Sheffield
Ashley Facey Thompson – class 9, from Stratford (London)

Pathway Squad:
Daniel Bullen – class 5, from St Neots
Felicity Pickard – class 6, from Burnley
Martin Perry – class 6, from Paisley
Conor McAdam – class 6, from Ayr
Billy Shilton – class 8, from Stonehouse/Sheffield
Lawrence John – class 10, from Swansea (funded by Disability Sport Wales)

Development Squad:
Craig Allen – class 9, from Birmingham (self-funded)
Josh Morgan – class 10, from Cardiff (funded by Disability Sport Wales)
Shae Thakker – class 10, from Slough

Funded by Disability Sport Wales:
Tamlan Eastwood – class 7, from Swansea

Self-funded:
Abisoye Jemiyo – class 2, from West Yorkshire