Ann Wild

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Ann Wild
Ann Wild.jpg
No. 8 – London Titans
PositionPoint Guard
LeagueUK National League
Personal information
Born11-04-73
Ilford Essex
NationalityUnited Kingdom GBR
Career information
CollegeBrunel University University of East London
Playing career1983–present
Career highlights and awards
All domestic and European honours

Ann Wild OBE is a retired British wheelchair basketball player.

She was part of Great Britain's women's wheelchair basketball team at the 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008 Summer Paralympics.[1]

After retiring from basketball, Wild attempted to qualify for 2012 Summer Paralympics in London in shooting,[2] but narrowly missed out on selection for the team.

In June 2010, Wild was awarded the OBE for services to wheelchair basketball.[3]

Wild appeared in the Paralympic special edition of Channel 4's show Come Dine With Me.[4] She also provided expert analysis for Channel 4's coverage of the women's wheelchair basketball tournament at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London.

Wild is a professionally qualified Occupational Therapist and has returned to wheelchair basketball as a coach.

www.annwild.com

References[edit]

  1. ^ Results for Ann Wild from the International Paralympic Committee
  2. ^ "Wheelchair basketball legend switches to shooting as she targets Paralympic Games spot". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 24 September 2012.
  3. ^ "Full honours list". The Daily Telegraph. London. 12 June 2010. Retrieved 24 September 2012.
  4. ^ "Come Dine with Me - Episode 37". Retrieved 24 September 2012.

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