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October 24, 1980|
|Listed height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|College||George Washington (2001–2005)|
|WNBA draft||2005 / Undrafted|
|2000-2001||Halcón Viajes Avenida|
|2005–2006||Ros Casares Valencia|
|2008–2010||Ros Casares Valencia|
|2013–2014||Cavigal Nice Basket 06|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Anna Montañana Gimeno (born October 24, 1980) is a former professional basketball player, representing Spain. She spent most of her career in Europe, and went to play in the WNBA for the Minnesota Lynx in 2009.
Montañana was born in Alboraya, where she started playing basketball, and she went to play for nearby Dorna Godella, the most important Spanish team at the time. While playing for the cadettes and the junior teams, she made her debut in the top tier of the Spanish League with the senior team one day before her 14th birthday. She played in several Spanish clubs from 1998 to 2001, when she moved to the United States to complete a college degree and play for the George Washington team.
On 8 February 2017, Montañana signed with Liga ACB team Baloncesto Fuenlabrada for being assistant coach, thus becoming the first woman to be part of the technical staff in the Spanish men's top league.
She made her debut with Spain women's national basketball team at the age of 25. She played with the senior team for 7 years, from 2005 to 2012, getting 129 caps and 11.1 PPG. She participated in one Olympic tournament (Beijing 2008), two World Championships and three European Championships:
- 1998 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship for Women (youth)
- 5th 2000 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship for Women (youth)
- 2005 Eurobasket
- 8th 2006 World Championship
- 2007 Eurobasket
- 5th 2008 Summer Olympics
- 2009 Eurobasket
- 2010 World Championship
George Washington statistics
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
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