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Rob Davies books Tokyo spot by winning European Para Table Tennis Championships

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Paralympic table tennis champion Rob Davies has secured his place at the 2020 Games in Tokyo after winning the European Para & Championships

The Great Britain player beat Hungary’s Endre Major 3-1 in the men’s class 1 final in Helsingborg, Sweden.

It is the 35-year-old Welshman’s fourth consecutive European title.

There was bronze in the men’s class 6 for David Wetherill, who was only cleared to compete a few days ago having had heart surgery last month.

“I knew in the back of my mind that winning would guarantee qualification for Tokyo but I just blanked that out today,” Davies said.

“For me it is about getting out there and enjoying it at the moment because I’ve had a few up and down years since Rio and to pull it out at another major means the most really.”

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