Australian Womens National Basketball Team Named

The Australian Women's Basketball Team for the summer 2008 Beijing Games have been announced this week and has been said to big the strongest ever to represent the Olympic Basketball Games for the country. The team will consist of six Olympians in Lauren Jackson, Kristi Harrower, Penny Taylor, Belinda Snell, Suzy Batkovic and Laura Summerton as well as six debutants with gold on their minds. Australia looks to get the gold medal after the last two silver medals that the team has garnered after losing to the USA Womens National Team.

Australian Womens National Basketball Team Beijing 2008 Olympics

  • Suzy Batkovic – Center – 194cm
  • Tully Bevilaqua – Guard – 164cm
  • Rohanee Cox – Forward – 182cm
  • Hollie Grima – Forward,Center – 190cm
  • Kristi Harrower – Guard – 163cm
  • Lauren Jackson – Forward, Center – 195cm
  • Erin Phillips – Guard – 173cm
  • Emma Randall – Forward,Center – 188cm
  • Jenni Screen – Guard – 180cm
  • Belinda Snell – Guard – 180cm
  • Laura Summerton – Forward – 188cm
  • Penny Taylor – Guard – 185cm

Coaches

  • Jan Stirling – Head Coach
  • Gary Fox – Assistant Coach
  • Peter Lonergan – Assistant Coach
  • Marian Stewart – Section Manager
  • Amanda Berntsen – Physiotherapist
  • Scott Burne – Doctor

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