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A sport massively affected by Covid - Charlotte Moore, Wheelchair basketball, Paralympics GB
Episode 13722nd August 2021 • Destination Tokyo • Mark Shardlow
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Charlotte Moore ie a wheelchair basketball player for Paralympics GB. Tokyo will be her second Games after making her debut as a 17 year old in Rio.

She's been playing since she was 8 when she had a chance meeting whilst shopping with her mum at Sainsbury's when she was approached by the coach of a local wheelchair basketball team. She's never looked back from that chance meeting.

She's played lots of sport and even got to carry the Olympic Torch on the Torch Relay ahead of London 2012.

Charlotte talks about the extraordinary issues they've had as a squad during Covid which has limited severely the time they've been able to spend training together.

GB just missed out on a medal in Rio as they finished 4th. Charlotte's hoping it'll be at least one better this time!