Name: Ali Ibanez
Sport: Wheelchair Basketball
Classification: 2.5
Height: 4-10
DOB: 1/26/2000
Birthplace: Murray, Utah
Hometown: Murray, Utah
High School: Cottonwood High School (Murray, Utah) ‘18
College: University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign ’22, Graphic Design
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2020); One-time Paralympic medalist (1 bronze)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, bronze
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – 6th
  • Years of participation: 2018
  • Top Finish: 6th – 2018
Personal: Daughter of Tiffanie and Sergio Ibanez...Has four sisters, Andrea, Elizabeth, her twin Elena, and Brook, and two brothers, Gabe and Isaac...Born with arthrogryposis, a condition that affects the joints in the lower body and makes them extremely stiff...Was introduced to wheelchair basketball in the Fall of 2013 and played with a varsity team in the juniors division of the NWBA until she graduated high school...Hobbies include reading, drawing (anything art-related), socializing with friends, and playing basketball...A huge fan of cinema and would like to be a tattoo apprentice someday.