Amy Conroy

Having first tried wheelchair basketball at a local taster day, Amy became hooked on the sport after watching a professional match where she fell in love with the speed, competitiveness and aggression of the game.

After making her international debut at the 2010 BT Paralympic World Cup, Amy further established her place on the team with a strong performance on home soil at the 2010 World Championships in Birmingham.

In 2011 Amy both assisted the team to gold at the BT Paralympic World Cup and earned the first of three European Championship bronze medals; the following year, the 4.0 player earned her debut for ParalympicsGB, taking to court in front of a home crowd.

At the London 2012 Games, Amy came out firing: earning the title of Great Britain’s top-scorer in the team’s opening game against the Netherlands. In ParalympicsGB Women’s last match, Amy again was the Great Britain’s top-scorer, the team working their way to seventh place.

In 2014, Amy once again played a crucial role for Great Britain at the Women's World Championships in Toronto, Canada - assisting the GB Women's Team to their highest ever finish of 5th place. The following year, Amy was an invaluable part of the team that qualified the nation for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games with a bronze medal at the 2015 European Championships.

In addition to her senior international achievements, the Norwich native played a crucial role in Great Britain’s silver medal successes at the 2013 and 2014 U25 European Championships. Then, building upon this experience and success, Amy co-captained the GB Women’s U25 Team with Laurie Williams to the title of 2015 U25 World Champions in Beijing, China.

Amy was part of the British team that qualified for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and helped the team to fourth place – their best-ever finish at a Paralympic Games.

Major results

2015 European Championships, Worcester, UK

Bronze
2013 European Championships, Frankfurt, Germany

Bronze

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