Canada women's national basketball team

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Canada Canada
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FIBA ranking 9 Increase 2
FIBA zone FIBA Americas
National federation Canada Basketball
Coach Lisa Thomaidis
Olympic Games
Appearances 5
Medals none
World Championships for Women
Appearances 9
Medals Bronze medal with cup.svg Bronze:1979, 1986
Americas Championship for Women
Appearances 11
Medals Gold medal with cup.svg Gold: 1995
Silver medal with cup.svg Silver: 2013
Bronze medal with cup.svg Bronze: 1989, 1993, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2009, 2011
Uniforms
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Light jersey
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Team colours
Light
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Team colours
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The Canadian women's national basketball team represents Canada in international basketball competitions. The team is currently ranked 11th by FIBA. Athletes for this team are selected by Canada Basketball.

Performance[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

FIBA World Championship[edit]

FIBA Americas Championship[edit]

Current Roster[edit]

The following is the Canada roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1]

Canada women's national basketball team – 2012 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
C 4 Phillips, Krista 24 – (1988-05-18)18 May 1988 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Dandenong Rangers Australia
G 5 Gabriele, Teresa 33 – (1979-01-23)23 January 1979 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) Free agent
PG 6 Thorburn, Shona 29 – (1982-08-07)7 August 1982 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Uni Girona CB Spain
SG 7 Pilypaitis, Courtnay 24 – (1988-02-11)11 February 1988 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) VICI Kaunas Lithuania
SG 8 Smith, Kim 28 – (1984-05-07)7 May 1984 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Free agent
PF 9 Ayim, Miranda 24 – (1988-05-06)6 May 1988 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Istanbul Universitesi Turkey
SG 10 Tatham, Alisha 25 – (1986-10-14)14 October 1986 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Free agent
PF 11 Achonwa, Natalie 19 – (1992-11-02)2 November 1992 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) University of Notre Dame United States
SF 12 Murphy, Lizanne 28 – (1984-03-15)15 March 1984 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Tarbes Gespe Bigorre France
G/F 13 Tatham, Tamara 26 – (1985-08-19)19 August 1985 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) SV Halle Lions Germany
PF 14 Aubry, Chelsea 28 – (1984-06-27)27 June 1984 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Bendigo Spirit Australia
SF 15 Plouffe, Michelle 19 – (1992-09-15)15 September 1992 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) University of Utah United States
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 28 July 2012

Rosters for major tournaments[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 Senior women's national team". basketball.ca. Canada Basketball. Retrieved 18 July 2012. 

External links[edit]