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Aaron McKibbin wins first European medal

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We were delighted to hear some great news this month for Wandsworth born Paralympic medallist Aaron McKibbin.

The professional table tennis player, who is sponsored by our team of London estate agents, is working towards a medal at the upcoming Rio 2016 Paralympics after winning Bronze at London 2012.

McKibbin’s recent battle to advance through the league tables took place in Denmark at the European championships. With countries from across the continent vying to gain as much leverage as possible prior to Rio competition was, understandably, fiercely fought – and being seeded 6th prior to the event a medal did not seem likely for the Wandsworth local.

True to form, though, McKibbin made an impressive leap up the leaderboard with a bronze medal. Medals at this stage – and particularly at this event, the last major tournament prior to Rio – are highly sought after and an indicator of the ones to watch.

As McKibbin’s sponsors our team of London estate agents couldn’t be prouder of the achievements of this local boy ‘done good’. The athlete’s next stop is the even more fiercely fought China open which serves as a qualifier for Rio – we wish Aaron the best of luck in this next – and most important – stage of his journey.

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