Grantham College Table Tennis Player to Compete in Commonwealth Games

Joshua Stacey to play in Australia

Seventeen-year-old Joshua Stacey has recently been selected to compete in the Commonwealth Games. He will be representing the Welsh Table Tennis Association at the games which are due to be held on the Gold Coast, Australia in 2018.

Joshua studies Sport at Grantham College alongside his table tennis training. He has been playing table tennis for 7 years as an able-bodied athlete but recently became classified since being diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Joshua’s trainer and head table tennis coach at Grantham College, Gavin Evans is over the moon for him stating “Joshua has faced adversity and has fought through his disability which has made him an even stronger player. He is ranked number 15 in the world; it’s great to see such talent come out of Grantham College and we are very proud to have him train with us.”

Table Tennis has taken Joshua all around the world; he is currently in Las Vegas playing table tennis for the GB Paralympic team at the US Open.

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Visit Grantham College’s next open day on February 22nd 2018 at 5-8pm for more information. Alternatively, call 01476 400200 or email