Shelley Chaplin, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Shelley Chaplin

Australian Paralympic wheelchair basketball player

Date of Birth: 04-Sep-1984

Place of Birth: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

Profession: basketball player

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Virgo


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About Shelley Chaplin

  • Shelley Chaplin (born 4 September 1984) is an Australian 3.5-point player wheelchair basketball player.
  • She participated in the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, where she won a silver medal; in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, where she won a bronze medal, and the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, where she won a second silver medal, a win she dedicated to her lifelong friend Shannon. Chaplin began playing wheelchair basketball in 1999, after initially contemplating developing her archery skills, and made her debut in the Women's National Wheelchair Basketball League (WNWBL) in 2000.
  • She was part of the WNWBL championship Dandenong Rangers sides in 2011 and 2012.
  • She was first selected for the Australia women's national wheelchair basketball team, known as the Gliders, in 2001, and first represented Australia in 2002, winning a bronze medal as part of the team at the 2002 World Wheelchair Basketball Championship.
  • She played for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign wheelchair basketball team, and was named an All-American in the 2006/07 season.
  • Her team won the national championships in 2009.

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