Marc Gasol Spain
One to watch

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

29 Jan 1985

Height

2.15m

Weight

122kg

Medals

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

Sport Guides

BASKETBALL

Marc Gasol 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

Marc Gasol vs Kieron Achara

Marc Gasol

Marc Gasol One to watch Spain flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

8

Height

2.15m (7'1")

Weight

122kg

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

30

View the London 2012 medallist table