Helen Freeman - Watford

Women's Wheelchair Basketball

Fact File

Name: Helen Freeman
Event: Women’s Wheelchair Basketball
Born: Watford
Lives: Watford
Date of Birth: 23/11/1989


At the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games, Helen was the youngest athlete to be selected for the women’s Wheelchair Basketball team.

She started playing the sport when she was just 12 years old. In addition to competing in Beijing, Helen has also represented Great Britain at the 2010 World Championships as well as winning three European bronze medals. When she was younger, she was also a key member of the GB Junior team.

Originally from Watford, Helen is currently studying and playing Wheelchair Basketball in the USA at the University of Illinois.

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