Paul Drinkhall has progressed to the Quarter-Finals of the Table Tennis Men's Singles event at the Commonwealth Games.
The 24-year-old, from Loftus, qualified after beating Ryan Jenkins of Wales 4-0 in the Third Round.
The Men's Singles Quarter-Finals get underway at 4pm.
Teesside's Paul Drinkhall has earned his second Semi-Final spot in a matter of hours after progressing in the Table Tennis Men's Doubles.
The 24-year-old, from Loftus, and his partner Liam Pitchford overcame Nigeria 3-2 in the Quarter-Finals. It came less an hour after Drinkhall and his wife Joanna qualified for the Semi-Finals of the Mixed Doubles event.
However, Northallerton's Daniel Reed is out of the Men's Doubles after he and Sam Walker were beaten 3-1 by India in the Quarter-Finals.
Paul Drinkhall and Daniel Reed have both qualified for the Quarter-Finals of the Table Tennis Men's Doubles.
Drinkhall, from Loftus, and Liam Pitchford beat Australia 3-1 in the Third Round. Whilst Reed, from Northallerton, and Sam Walker recorded a comfortable 3-0 win over Scotland.
The pair will be back in action later today. Drinkhall and Pitchford face Nigeria, Reed and Walker take on India. Both matches start at 4pm.
Teesside's Paul Drinkhall is through to the Third Round of the Table Tennis Mixed Doubles.
The 24-year-old, from Loftus, and his wife Joanna Drinkhall beat the Seychelles 3-1 in their Second Round match.
Commonwealth Games silver medallist Paul Drinkhall says Table Tennis is on the up.
The 24-year-old, from Loftus, was part of the England Men's Team which finished as runners-up to Singapore. Northallerton's Daniel Reed was among the team.
Drinkhall also won a silver medal in the same event at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi in 2010.
Two North East athletes have won a silver medal in table tennis at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Paul Drinkhall, from Loftus, and Daniel Reed, from Northallerton, take home the silver medal in the Men's Team Event after being beaten 3-1 by Singapore in the Gold Medal Match.
Table Tennis player Paul Drinkhall is aiming to win his first gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
The 24-year-old, from Loftus, won a silver and a bronze medal at the Games in Delhi in 2010. Now he's hoping to go one better.
Paul Drinkhall has been knocked out of the men's singles table tennis at the London Olympics.
The 22-year old, from Middlesbrough, was beaten in straight sets 11-8 11-5 11-9 11-4 by Germany's Dimitrij Ovtcharov in this morning's 3rd round match.
But Drinkhall's Olympics isn't over. He'll be back for the team tournament later in the week
The Great North Air Ambulance was called to a riding school in Loftus to assist the land ambulance crew on scene with a female patient who had substained a injury whlist riding her horse.She was flown to James Cook University Hospital with a flight time of 5 minutes.
The patient arrived at the hospital in a stable condition and her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
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