Sophie Wells OBE

Sophie Wells OBE

Discipline: Para Dressage

Based In: Nottinghamshire

Sophie is based in Nottinghamshire and is a British para-equestrian. Sophie was born with amniotic band syndrome, which affects her hands and ankles. She started riding at the age of six, did all the usual Pony Club and riding club activities, although struggled to hold normal reins.

Notable Results:

  • Sophie won three medals at the 2012 Summer Paralympics, and 2 Golds and 1 Silver at the 2016 Rio Paralympics
  • Recently won Team Gold and Individual Silver at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.
  • In total she has a staggering 34 medals at 12 consecutive Para Championships
  • Sophie has been awarded an OBE in the 2022 New Years Honours List after retaining titles she won at Rio 2016

Sophie’s latest results can be found here

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