Matt Ware, head TeamBU Table Tennis Coach, won the English Closed Ping Pong Championships and gained automatic qualification to play in the World Championships.
Matt has previously represented England in the World Championships for three years, and is hoping to make it one step further in his fourth year.
He said: “I’m really excited to play in my fourth World Championships and can’t wait till the event starts next weekend.” There will be four English men competing in this year’s finals and last year was won by a Chinese player.
Matt told BU about his preparation: “I’ve been preparing for the last month now. The week before, I’m intending to train at least 2-3 hours each day to get in the best shape possible for the championships.”
The Championships will be taking place at Alexandra Palace in London, on the 27 and 28 January and will be shown live on Sky Sports.