Chesterfield's Liam Pitchford enjoyed considerable youth success in table tennis - he has picked up national singles titles at Under-14, cadet, Under-21, and senior levels, and doubles titles at Under-14, cadet, junior and senior levels.
Pitchford made his Olympic debut at London 2012 and also represented Team GB at the 2015 European Games, while at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow he picked up team and mixed doubles silver and men’s singles bronze, having won silver and bronze four years previously in Delhi.
He won bronze for England at the 2016 World Team Championships in Malaysia alongside Paul Drinkhall and Sam Walker and the trio reached the quarter-finals at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Pitchford reached the last 32 in the men’s singles.
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