Kobe Bryant United States
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Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

23 Aug 1978

Height

1.98m

Weight

93kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0
All-time
Gold Silver Bronze
2 0 0

Sport Guides

BASKETBALL

Kobe Bryant competed in BASKETBALL

Did you know?

  • An Olympic basketball match is 40 minutes long, made up of four 10-minute quarters.
  • Both Olympic tournaments contain 12 teams playing in pools of six, with the best eight teams qualifying for the quarter-finals.
  • Men's basketball was introduced to the Olympics in 1936, with women given their own competition in 1976.
  • The American men won the first seven Olympic titles, with their 62-match winning streak eventually ending in a controversial final defeat by the USSR in 1972.
  • Great Britain is fielding men's and women's basketball teams at London 2012 - the first time they have competed at the Olympics since London last hosted the Games in 1948.

Head to Head

Kobe Bryant vs Eric Boateng

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant One to watch United States flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

8

Height

1.98m (6'6")

Weight

93kg

Age

36

Eric Boateng

Eric Boateng Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

5

Height

2.11m (6'11")

Weight

114kg

Age

28

View the London 2012 medallist table