Great Britain

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Great Britain has consistently been one of the top 4 teams in the world, placing 4th at both the 2008 Paralympics and 2006 World Wheelchair Rugby Championships. Though they’re currently ranked 9th, Great Britain is working hard to welcome the world at the 2012 London Paralympics and would love to go into the next Paralympics with the confidence of a medal under their belt.

Team Highlights

1995: 4th – World Championships, Nottwill, SWI
1996: 4th – Paralympics, Atlanta, USA
1998: 7th – World Championships, Toronto, CAN
2000: 5th – Paralympics, Sydney, AUS
2002: 5th – World Championships, Gothenberg, SWE
2004: 4th - Paralympics, Athens, GRE
2006: 4th – World Championships, Christchurch, NZL
2008: 4th - Paralympics, Beijing, CHN
 

Game Schedule and Results

Game Court Date Teams Results Stats
Game 1 1 Sep. 21, 9:30 am CAN vs GBR CAN 48 - GBR 41 Download
Game 10 2 Sep. 22, 12:00 pm SWE vs GBR SWE 46 - GBR 45 Download
Game 14 2 Sep. 22, 7:00 pm USA vs GBR USA 54 - GBR 45 Download
Game 21 1 Sep. 23, 7:00 pm GER vs GBR GER 46 - GBR 48 Download
Game 26 2 Sep. 24, 12:00 pm GBR vs FIN GBR 51 - FIN 43 Download
Game 33 1 Sep. 25, 12:00 pm BEL vs GBR BEL 39 - GBR 54 Download
Game 40 1 Sep. 26, 11:00 am CAN vs GBR CAN 59 - GBR 54 Download

Team Roster

David Anthony

David Anthony
Athlete Photo
20
2.5
Neath, UK
Neath, UK
2010
He was recently selected to join the Lloyd's TSB Local Heroes Initiative and will receive support towards his training.

Alan Ash

Alan Ash
Athlete Photo
37
2.0
Wolverhampton, GBR
Wolverhampton, GBR
1993
He is the most capped wheelchair rugby athlete in Great Britain.

Andrew Barrow

Andrew Barrow
Athlete Photo
31
2.0
London, GBR
London, GBR
2001
He is a blogger on the 2010WWRC blog.

Jonathan Coggan

Jonathan Coggan
Athlete Photo
27
0.5
Chelmsford, GBR
Chelmsford, GBR
2004
He was named the best 0.5 at the 2006 WWRC.

Troye Collins

Troye Collins
Athlete Photo
37
2.0
Rampton, GBR
Rampton, GBR
1996
Sport motto: "What you get out is what you put in."

Justin Frishberg

Justin Frishberg
Athlete Photo
38
2.0
Oxford, GBR
London, GBR
2004
He was the Chairman of Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby, but stepped down to make a comeback as an athlete.

Bulbul Hussain

Bulbul Hussain
Athlete Photo
38
1.0
London, GBR
London, GBR
2004
His nickname is "Bully."

Ross Morrison

Ross Morrison
Athlete Photo
31
2.5
Fareham, GBR
Farnborough, GBR
2001
His nickname is "Monkey."

Tom O'Connor

Tom O'Connor
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Coach

Steve Palmer

Steve Palmer
Athlete Photo
37
1.5
London, GBR
Bexleyheath, GBR
2001
His nickname is "Archie."

Jason Roberts

Jason Roberts
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37
1.5
Oswestry, GBR
St. Martins - Oswestry, GBR
1996
He was named Best in Class in this year's Europa Cup.

Mandip Sehmi

Mandip Sehmi
Athlete Photo
29
2.5
Royal Leamington Spa, GBR
Warwick, GBR
2005
His nickname is "Manni" and he was recently featured in a documentary called "Incredible Athletes" that focused on how the bodies of Paralympians adapt to training.