Sue Bird United States

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

16 Oct 1980

Height

1.75m

Weight

67kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0

Sport Guides

BASKETBALL

Sue Bird 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

Sue Bird vs Stef Collins

Sue Bird

Sue Bird United States flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

8

Height

1.75m (5'9")

Weight

67kg

Age

33

Stef Collins

Stef Collins Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

5

Height

1.67m (5'6")

Weight

63kg

Age

31

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