Pitchford thrills as GB lose out

English International Open Table Tennis Championships at EIS Sheffield ''Chesterfield's Liam Pitchford
English International Open Table Tennis Championships at EIS Sheffield ''Chesterfield's Liam Pitchford

Table tennis ace Liam Pitchford and his British team-mates lost out on winning an Olympic medal tonight.

The Brimington teenager - alongside Paul Drinkhall and Andrew Baggaley - put in a thrilling performance but lost to Portugal three games to one.

Despite the result, Cestrefeldians will be proud of 19-year-old rising star Pitchford, who won his opening game.

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