Melissa Tapper guaranteed Paralympic medal with semi-final berth

Sean Hardeman
By Sean Hardeman
Updated September 1 2021 - 4:07am, first published 4:00am
DREAM ACHIEVED: Melissa Tapper is guaranteed bronze medal in the women's team event and is a chance to play in the gold medal match. Picture: Getty Images

Table tennis ace Melissa Tapper is guaranteed a Paralympic medal in the women's class 9-10 team event after the Australian team secured a spot in the semi-finals with victory over Hungary in the quarter-finals on Wednesday.

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Sean Hardeman

Sean Hardeman

Sports Journalist

I'm a sports journalist for the Warrnambool Standard who covers a number of different sports across the south-west of Victoria. I enjoy watching cycling, surfing, football, soccer and Formula 1.