Ann Wild

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Ann Wild
Ann Wild.jpg
No. 8 – London Titans
PositionPoint Guard
LeagueUK National League
Personal information
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.


  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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