McGuire and Smith in World Top 3 as new rankings released

Stephen McGuire rose to second in the World Rankings on the back of his World Individual Championships success while David Smith dropped to third despite his Bronze medal.

In the BC3 class the former World Number 1 Jacob Thomas maintained a strong ranking position in fourth despite not attending the Worlds. Scott McCowan, who was a late withdrawal, slipped to 20th while Patrick Wilson climbed to eighth after his strong showing in Beijing.

In the BC2 class GB have no athletes in the World Top Ten as Nigel Murray MBE fell to 13th after an early exit in China.

The Team and Pair rankings remain unchanged with the BC1/BC2 Team in second, BC3 Pair in 6th and BC4 Pair in 4th. The individual rankings of all GB players are as follows:

David Smith - 3rd

Nigel Murray MBE - 13th
Joshua Rowe - 19th
Martin Davis - 21st
Claire Taggart - 56th

Jacob Thomas - 4th
Patrick Wilson - 8th
Scott McCowan - 20th
Jamie McCowan - 31st
Jess Hunter - 77th

Stephen McGuire - 2nd
Kieran Steer - 18th
Evie Edwards - 26th
Jamie Docherty - 43rd