Royal appointment for Stretham Paralympic star

Sarah Grady outside Buckingham Palace with her husband Michael

Sarah Grady outside Buckingham Palace with her husband Michael - Credit: Archant

STRETHAM paralympian Sarah Grady joined a host of other sporting stars at Buckingham Palace on Thursday at the Queen’s annual garden party.

Grady, 29, was invited to the event along with her Team Paralympics GB wheelchair basketball colleagues and rubbed shoulders with the likes of former sprint star Colin Jackson and the men’s Team GB basketball team.

She was joined at the palace by her husband Michael.

Posting on Twitter, Sarah excitedly announced: “Had such fun at the palace. Met the Queen and a few other royals. No Will, Kate or Harry though, most disappointed!”

The Stretham resident played a key role for Team GB at last year’s London games, scoring plenty of points as the team secured seventh place.