Mandip Sehmi

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Mandip Sehmi
Birth nameMandip Singh Sehmi
Date of birth (1980-12-13) 13 December 1980 (age 37)
Place of birthRoyal Lemington Spa, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Occupation(s)Wheel Chair Rugby Athlete
Rugby union career
Position(s) -
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
United Kingdom Great Britain ()

Mandip Sehmi (born 13 December 1980)[1] is a British wheelchair rugby player.

He was part of the Great Britain national wheelchair rugby team that came in 4th place at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China.[2]

He has three gold medals from the IWRF European Championship (2005, 2007 and 2015).

Sehmi was involved in a car crash in the summer of 2000, which resulted in a broken neck and a permanent spinal cord injury.[3] He spent a year recovering at the Stoke Mandeville hospital.[4][5]

At the hospital, he met Bob O’Shea of the Great Britain national wheelchair rugby team, whose wife was a nurse at the hospital. He asked Sehmi to come train wheelchair rugby in a location near the hospital.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile - Mandip Sehmi, paralympiansclub.org.uk
  2. ^ Results for Mandip Sehmi from the International Paralympic Committee
  3. ^ Mandip Sehmi athlete blog Archived 2011-07-24 at the Wayback Machine., Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership for the 2012 Games, (CW2012)
  4. ^ “The game is what I care most about” Archived 2011-07-08 at the Wayback Machine., coloplast.com, 24 September 2010
  5. ^ C4 reveals the warm and witty side of our Paralympians, The Independent, 30 August 2010
  6. ^ Leamington Paralympian to star on Channel 4 Archived 2011-07-24 at the Wayback Machine., london2012.cswp.org.uk, 20 August 2010

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