Sarah Grady - Watford

Women's Wheelchair Basketball

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Name: Sarah Grady
Event: Women’s Wheelchair Basketball
Born: Watford
Lives: Ely, Cambs
Date of Birth: 25/04/1984

Biography

Sarah first competed in Wheelchair Basketball at Stoke Mandeville in 1997 when she was participating in the National Junior Games.

In 2000, Sarah was selected to compete at the Paralympic Games in Sydney, aged just 16 years old. However, her most memorable moment in the sport was winning the bronze medal at the 2003 European Championships in Hamburg, which resulted in the team’s qualification for the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. Sarah describes former team-mate Ann Wild as the most influential person in the sport. In addition to her passion for Wheelchair Basketball, Sarah is also looking forward to following the Equestrian events at London 2012.

In 2005, Sarah completed her academic studies at Brunel University, graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Business Studies and Sport Sciences.

Key Dates

Thu August 30th 13.00 vs Netherlands
Friday August 31st 13.00 vs Australia
Sat Sept 1st 13.00 vs Brazil
Mon Sept 3rd 13.00 – vs Canada
Tue Sept 4th Quarter Finals
Thu Sept 6th Semi Finals
Fri Sept 7th Final

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