Niamh

Horan

#7

Age: 21 years

Home Town: Ellesmere Port, North West

Current Club: Manchester Mavericks/Angels of the North

Classification: 3.0

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Biography

British Wheelchair Basketball’s National League Club Cheshire Phoenix’s Most Valuable and Most Improved Player for 2016/17, Niamh Horan has had an incredible couple of years since being introduced to the sport in 2015.

The Women’s League Angels of the North player was first selected for the GB Junior Women’s Training Squad in March 2018 and wore the GB vest for the first time at the Continental Clash the same year.

A college sport student, Niamh one day hopes to represent her nation at a Paralympics. The 2018 U24 Europeans Gold medal win marked Niamh’s first international appearance for GB.

Niamh shared a saying she holds dear: Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible

Major Results:

2019 U25 World Championships – Bronze
2018 U24 European Championships – Gold