LeBron James United States
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Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

30 Dec 1984

Height

2.03m

Weight

113kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0

Sport Guides

BASKETBALL

LeBron James 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

LeBron James vs Kieron Achara

LeBron James

LeBron James One to watch United States flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

8

Height

2.03m (6'8")

Weight

113kg

Age

29

Kieron Achara

Kieron Achara Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

5

Height

2.08m (6'10")

Weight

110kg

Age

31

View the London 2012 medallist table