Robyn

Love

#15

Age: 29 years

Home Town: Ayr, Scotland

Current Club: The Owls / Angels of the North

Classification: 3.5

Twitter: @Robyn_Love13

Instagram: @Robyn_Love13

Biography

Robyn Love continues to go from strength to strength in wheelchair basketball, her journey into the sport beginning at Edinburgh Napier University.

Since first making contact with basketball Scotland’s Scottish Wheelchair Basketball Development Officer Tina Gordon in November 2013, not only has Robyn won both the Scottish Cup with Lothian Phoenix and the Scottish Universities Cup with Edinburgh Napier University, but the Angels of the North player also earned an invitation into the GB Women’s Programme within a year of first playing the sport.

2015 was a phenomenal year for Robyn: in the February she made her international debut for the GB Women, assisting the team to silver at the Osaka Cup in Japan. Then, the following month, the 3.5 player was selected to represent Team West at the UK’s first ever women’s wheelchair basketball All-Star Game in Nottingham.

The summer then saw Robyn make her major debut for the GB Women at the 2015 European Championships, winning bronze and securing the nation a qualification place for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, where the women achieved an historic fourth place finish.

Robyn has since gone on to win a second European Bronze medal at the 2017 European Championships, and was a member of the GB Squad who secured a historic silver medal as the 2018 World Championships.

Major Results:

2019 European Championships, Rotterdam, Netherlands – Silver
2018 World Championships, Hamburg, Germany – Silver
2017 European Championships, Tenerife, Spain – Bronze
2016 Paralympic Games, Rio, Brazil – 4th
2015 European Championships, Worcester, UK – Bronze

GB Women's Team Player - Robyn Love