Ross Wilson (table tennis)

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Ross Wilson
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Wilson after winning his 2012 Paralympic bronze
Personal information
NationalityBritish
Born (1995-06-05) June 5, 1995 (age 25)
Minster, England
Sport
CountryGreat Britain
SportTable tennis
Event(s)Class 8
Achievements and titles
Paralympic finals2012
Medal record
Men's table tennis
Representing  Great Britain
Paralympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2012 London Team – Class 6–8
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Vejle Men's team – Class 8
Representing  England
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 2018 Gold Coast Singles – Class 6–10

Ross Wilson (born 5 June 1995) is a British paralympic table tennis player.[1]

He competed at the 2011 European Championships in Split, Croatia, winning silver and gained another silver medal at the 2011 Bayreuth Open, Bayreuth, Germany, competing in the men's singles class 8. He has also been a two-time national doubles champion in non-disabled competition. In the 2012 Summer Paralympics he won a bronze medal in the men's team class 6–8.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Wilson was born in Minster, Kent. He has a genetic condition that affects his bones and their growth.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ross Wilson". Paralympics GB. Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  2. ^ "London 2012 Paralympics: Will Bayley and Ross Wilson win GB a bronze medal in table tennis team event". www.kentonline.co.uk. Retrieved 12 September 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)