Chesterfield's table tennis ace is a multiple national champion and British No.1, a two-time Olympic Games competitor and won a clutch of medals over three Commonwealth Games appearances

13 sports stars flying the flag for Derbyshire's northern towns on the world stage

North East Derbyshire, Bolsover, Amber Valley, Derbyshire Dales and High Peak districts are brimming with sports stars competing on the international scene.

Here is a selection of the current crop of talented individuals doing their town's proud. Missed someone? Email sport@derbyshiretimes.co.uk.

Chesterfield's table tennis ace is a multiple national champion and British No.1, a two-time Olympic Games competitor and won a clutch of medals over three Commonwealth Games appearances

1. Liam Pitchford

Chesterfield's table tennis ace is a multiple national champion and British No.1, a two-time Olympic Games competitor and won a clutch of medals over three Commonwealth Games appearances
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The Disley racing cyclist and former swimmer is the most successful female British Paralympian of all time with multiple gold medal, as well as an abundance of world and European titles

2. Sarah Storey

The Disley racing cyclist and former swimmer is the most successful female British Paralympian of all time with multiple gold medal, as well as an abundance of world and European titles
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Matlock's sport shooter is a bronze medal winner at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

3. Caroline Povey

Matlock's sport shooter is a bronze medal winner at the 2014 Commonwealth Games
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Buxton's Individual Medley swimmer from Buxton has made her mark at World and European competitions, and came sixth at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia

4. Abbie Wood

Buxton's Individual Medley swimmer from Buxton has made her mark at World and European competitions, and came sixth at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia
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