Siobhan

Fitzpatrick

#13

Age: 22 years

Home Town: Coventry

Current Club: CWBA

Classification: 3.0

Twitter: @shivvy_98

Instagram: @siobhan_fitzpatrick

Biography

Siobhan found wheelchair basketball in 2010 following a playground to podium event which introduced her to the sport. As a junior she first played for CWBA where she achieved great success at the School Games and Junior Championships. Alongside her junior game she also competed with the clubs national league and women’s league teams.

An award winning player, Siobhan has an extensive junior career having co-captained the women’s team to back-to-back championship wins at the 2015 U25 Worlds and 2016 U24 Europeans – a feat not achieved by any other female GB junior team. In 2018 the squad retained their U24 European Title and in 2019 the team brought home the U25 World Championship Bronze Medal.

Siobhan attended her first GB camp in 2013 and began training full-time with the centralised GB squad for the 2016/17 season. Having narrowly missed out on selection to the GB final 12 for the 2016 Rio Paralympics, her selection to the 2017 GB European’s squad marked her senior debut.

Now a regular member of the GB line-up Siobhan and the GB women’s team made history in 2018 at the Hamburg World Championship by being the first female British team to qualify for a final and claim the silver medal.

Major Results:

2019 U25 World Championships, Thailand – Bronze
2018 World Championships, Hamburg, Germany – Silver
2018 U24 European Championships – Gold
2017 European Championships, Tenerife, Spain – Bronze
2016 U25 European Championships, Germany – Gold
2015 U25 World Championships, Beijing, China – Gold
2014 U25 European Championships, Germany – Silver
2013 U25 European Championships, Stoke Mandeville, UK – Silver

GB Women's Team Player - Shiv Fitzpatrick