Paralympics Day 6 Preview: Sophie Wells

Sophie Wells
Wells has already won a gold and silver at London 2012 Photo: PA

Date of birth:

5 May 1990

Event:

Equestrian Mixed Team IV Finals (09.00)

Hometown:

Lincoln (lives and trains in Nottinghamshire)

Paralympics history:

First Games (gold and silver already at London 2012)

Sophie Wells has already won a gold and silver medal in the dressage at the London Games and will be hoping for her first individual gold today. Wells claimed Britain's third equestrian medal with a silver in the Grade IV event, finishing just behind Michele George of Belgium. Despite her disappointment, her performance did mean ParalympicsGB claimed gold in the team championship, along with Staffordshire's Lee Pearson. On her horse Pinnochio, Wells won gold medals in both the individual and freestyle grade IV events at the 2010 World Equestrian Games.