Basketball at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's team rosters

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This is a list of the players who are on the rosters of the given teams who are participating in the 2008 Beijing Olympics for Women's Basketball.

Group A[edit]

 Australia[edit]

The following is the Australia roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[1]

Australia women's national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
G 4 Phillips, Erin 23 – (1985-07-19)July 19, 1985 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Connecticut Sun United States
G 5 Bevilaqua, Tully 36 – (1972-05-19)May 19, 1972 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) Indiana Fever United States
G 6 Screen, Jennifer 26 – (1982-02-19)February 19, 1982 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Lavezzini Basket Parma Italy
F 7 Taylor, Penny 27 – (1981-05-24)May 24, 1981 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Phoenix Mercury United States
F/C 8 Batkovic, Suzy 27 – (1981-05-24)May 24, 1981 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) UMMC Ekaterinburg Russia
C 9 Grima, Hollie 24 – (1983-12-16)December 16, 1983 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Italmoka Pozzuoli Italy
PG 10 Harrower, Kristi 33 – (1975-03-04)March 4, 1975 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) UMMC Ekaterinburg Russia
F 11 Summerton, Laura 24 – (1983-12-13)December 13, 1983 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Levoni Taranto Italy
F 12 Snell, Belinda 27 – (1981-01-10)January 10, 1981 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) CJM Bourges Basket France
C 13 Randall, Emma 23 – (1985-05-06)May 6, 1985 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Bulleen Boomers Australia
F 14 Cox, Rohanee 28 – (1980-04-23)April 23, 1980 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Townsville Fire Australia
PF 15 Jackson, Lauren (C) 27 – (1981-05-11)May 11, 1981 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Seattle Storm United States
Head coach
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on August 9, 2008

 Belarus[edit]

The following is the Belarus roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[2]

Belarus women's national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
PG 4 Padabed, Volha 29 – (1979-04-24)April 24, 1979 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) SK Cesis Latvia
SG 5 Masilionene, Olga 28 – (1980-01-25)January 25, 1980 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Gospic Croatia
G/F 6 Snytsina, Katsiaryna 22 – (1985-09-02)September 2, 1985 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Dynamo-Energiya Novosibirsk Russia
C 7 Hasper, Viktoryia 20 – (1988-01-09)January 9, 1988 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Chevakata Vologda Russia
PG 8 Likhtarovich, Tatsiana 20 – (1988-03-29)March 29, 1988 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Olimpia Grodno Belarus
PG 9 Anufryienka, Natallia 23 – (1985-06-11)June 11, 1985 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Olimpia Grodno Belarus
F/C 10 Verameyenka, Anastasiya 21 – (1987-07-10)July 10, 1987 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Nadezhda Orenburg Russia
C 11 Leuchanka, Yelena 25 – (1983-04-30)April 30, 1983 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) UMMC Ekaterinburg Russia
G 12 Marchanka, Natallia 29 – (1979-05-19)May 19, 1979 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Lotos VBW Clima Gdynia Poland
G/F 13 Troina, Tatyana 27 – (1981-06-30)June 30, 1981 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Maccabi Ramat Hen Israel
F 14 Trafimava, Nataliya (C) 29 – (1979-06-16)June 16, 1979 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Wisla Krakow Poland
C 15 Kress, Marina 27 – (1980-08-23)August 23, 1980 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Extragusa Spain
Head coach
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on August 9, 2008

 Brazil[edit]

The following is the Brazil roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[3]

Brazil women's national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
G 4 Moisés Pinto, Adriana 30 – (1978-06-12)June 12, 1978 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) ŽKK Gospić Croatia
SG 5 Costa, Karla 29 – (1978-09-25)September 25, 1978 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Catanduva Basket Clube Brazil
G/F 6 Gustavo Rocha, Karen 24 – (1984-03-04)March 4, 1984 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Ourinhos Basquete Brazil
F 7 Martins Jacintho, Micaela 29 – (1979-06-12)June 12, 1979 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Ourinhos Basquete Brazil
G 8 Neves Beling, Fernanda 25 – (1982-12-05)December 5, 1982 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Americana Basketball Brazil
PG 9 das Neves, Cláudia (C) 33 – (1975-02-17)February 17, 1975 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Stade Clermontois BA France
F/C 10 Evangelista Dantas, Jucimara 30 – (1978-02-04)February 4, 1978 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) ESB Villeneuve-d'Ascq France
F/C 11 Garvão Zakrzeski, Soeli 30 – (1977-11-12)November 12, 1977 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) CDB Zaragoza Spain
F 12 Ferreira, Patrícia 29 – (1979-03-21)March 21, 1979 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Ourinhos Basquete Brazil
C 13 Nascimento, Franciele 30 – (1977-10-19)October 19, 1977 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Rivas Futura Spain
C 14 de Jesus Coelho, Graziane 25 – (1983-01-18)January 18, 1983 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) MiZo Pécs 2010 Hungary
C 15 Santos, Kelly 28 – (1979-11-10)November 10, 1979 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Seattle Storm United States
Head coach
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on August 9, 2008

 South Korea[edit]

The following is the South Korea roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[4]

South Korea women's national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
G 4 Kim Yeong-ok 34 – (1974-03-04)March 4, 1974 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Yongin Samsung Life Bichumi South Korea
G 5 Lee Mi-sun 29 – (1979-02-19)February 19, 1979 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Yongin Samsung Life Bichumi South Korea
G 6 Choi Youn-ah 22 – (1985-10-24)October 24, 1985 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Yongin Samsung Life Bichumi South Korea
F 7 Jin Mi-jung 30 – (1978-01-28)January 28, 1978 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Ansan Shinhan Bank S-Birds South Korea
C 8 Lee Jong-ae 33 – (1975-03-18)March 18, 1975 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Yongin Samsung Life Bichumi South Korea
C 9 Jung Sun-min (C) 33 – (1974-10-12)October 12, 1974 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Ansan Shinhan Bank S-Birds South Korea
F 10 Beon Yeon-ha 28 – (1980-03-07)March 7, 1980 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Yongin Samsung Life Bichumi South Korea
F 11 Park Jung-eun 31 – (1977-01-14)January 14, 1977 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Yongin Samsung Life Bichumi South Korea
C 12 Ha Eun-joo 24 – (1983-09-25)September 25, 1983 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Ansan Shinhan Bank S-Birds South Korea
F 13 Kim Jung-eun 20 – (1987-09-07)September 7, 1987 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Bucheon Shinsegae Coolcat South Korea
C 14 Kim Kwe-ryong 28 – (1979-12-17)December 17, 1979 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Chuncheon Woori Bank Hansae South Korea
C 15 Sin Jung-ja 27 – (1980-12-11)December 11, 1980 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Guri Kdb Life Winnus South Korea
Head coach
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on August 9, 2008

 Latvia[edit]

The following is the Latvia roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[5]

Latvia women's national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
PG 4 Babkina, Elīna 19 – (1989-04-24)April 24, 1989 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) TTT Rīga Latvia
G 5 Eibele, Anda 24 – (1984-07-30)July 30, 1984 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Avantis/Turība Latvia
PG 6 Eglīte, Zane 23 – (1984-12-10)December 10, 1984 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) TTT Rīga Latvia
C 7 Tamane, Zane 24 – (1983-09-24)September 24, 1983 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Hondarribia Irun Spain
SF 8 Baško, Gunta 28 – (1980-04-27)April 27, 1980 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Lattes-Montpellier France
PF 9 Jansone, Liene 27 – (1981-05-22)May 22, 1981 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Gambrinus Czech Republic
SG 10 Jēkabsone-Žogota, Anete (C) 24 – (1983-08-12)August 12, 1983 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Dynamo Moscow Russia
PF 11 Putniņa, Aija 20 – (1988-01-15)January 15, 1988 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Olesa-Espanyol Spain
G/F 12 Krūmberga, Dita 24 – (1984-03-20)March 20, 1984 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) SK Cēsis Latvia
SF 13 Tāre, Ieva 34 – (1974-03-15)March 15, 1974 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) TTT Rīga Latvia
PF 14 Kubliņa, Ieva 26 – (1982-07-08)July 8, 1982 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Dynamo Moscow Russia
F/C 15 Brumermane, Aija 21 – (1986-10-17)October 17, 1986 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) TTT Rīga Latvia
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on August 9, 2008

 Russia[edit]

The following is the Russia roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[6]

Russia women's national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
F/C 4 Kuzina, Marina 23 – (1985-07-19)July 19, 1985 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) UMMC Ekaterinburg Russia
PG 5 Rakhmatulina, Oxana 31 – (1976-12-07)December 7, 1976 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) UMMC Ekaterinburg Russia
F 6 Vodopyanova, Natalia 27 – (1981-06-04)June 4, 1981 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) UMMC Ekaterinburg Russia
PG 7 Hammon, Becky 31 – (1977-03-11)March 11, 1977 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) San Antonio Silver Stars United States
SG 8 Karpunina, Marina 24 – (1984-03-21)March 21, 1984 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Spartak Moscow Region Russia
PF 9 Shchegoleva, Tatiana 26 – (1982-02-09)February 9, 1982 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Spartak Moscow Region Russia
SG 10 Korstin, Ilona 28 – (1980-05-30)May 30, 1980 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) CSKA Moscow Russia
C 11 Stepanova, Maria 29 – (1979-02-23)February 23, 1979 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) CSKA Moscow Russia
C 12 Lisina, Ekaterina 20 – (1987-10-15)October 15, 1987 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) CSKA Moscow Russia
F 13 Sokolovskaya, Irina (C) 25 – (1983-01-03)January 3, 1983 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) CSKA Moscow Russia
G/F 14 Abrosimova, Svetlana 28 – (1980-07-09)July 9, 1980 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) UMMC Ekaterinburg Russia
F/C 15 Osipova, Irina 27 – (1981-06-25)June 25, 1981 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Spartak Moscow Region Russia
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on August 9, 2008

Group B[edit]

 China[edit]

The following is the China roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[7]

China women's national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
G 4 Song Xiaoyun 25 – (1982-12-11)December 11, 1982 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) WCBA Guangdong China
F 5 Bian Lan 21 – (1986-08-16)August 16, 1986 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) WCBA Jiangsu China
G 6 Zhang Hanlan 29 – (1979-07-19)July 19, 1979 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) WCBA Shenbu China
F 7 Zhang Wei 22 – (1986-02-12)February 12, 1986 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) WCBA Liaoning China
F 8 Miao Lijie (C) 27 – (1981-06-03)June 3, 1981 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) WCBA Heilongjiang China
F 9 Zhang Yu 22 – (1986-02-12)February 12, 1986 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) WCBA Liaoning China
F 10 Sui Feifei 29 – (1979-01-29)January 29, 1979 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) WCBA Bayi China
G 11 Shao Tingting 23 – (1985-02-09)February 9, 1985 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) WCBA Bayi China
C 12 Chen Xiaoli 26 – (1982-02-20)February 20, 1982 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) WCBA Liaoning China
F 13 Liu Dan 21 – (1987-04-24)April 24, 1987 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) WCBA Shenbu China
C 14 Zhang Xiaoni 24 – (1983-10-29)October 29, 1983 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) WCBA Bayi China
C 15 Chen Nan 25 – (1983-01-08)January 8, 1983 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) WCBA Bayi China
Head coach
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on August 9, 2008

 Czech Republic[edit]

The following is the Czech Republic roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[8]

Czech Republic women's national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
F 4 Veselá, Jana 24 – (1983-12-31)December 31, 1983 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Gambrinus Sika Brno Czech Republic
F/C 5 Večeřová, Ivana 29 – (1979-03-30)March 30, 1979 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Gambrinus Sika Brno Czech Republic
F 6 Hejdová, Romana 20 – (1988-05-09)May 9, 1988 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Valosun Brno Czech Republic
F 7 Hartigová, Michala 24 – (1983-11-14)November 14, 1983 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) ZVVZ USK Praha Czech Republic
PG 8 Uhrová, Michaela 26 – (1982-04-10)April 10, 1982 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) UMB Banka Bystrica Czech Republic
SG 9 Machová, Hana 28 – (1979-09-11)September 11, 1979 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Gambrinus Sika Brno Czech Republic
C 10 Šujanová, Edita 23 – (1985-05-23)May 23, 1985 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Bonas UFK Nitra Czech Republic
F/C 11 Svobodová, Miloslava 22 – (1985-09-16)September 16, 1985 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Gambrinus Sika Brno Czech Republic
F 12 Mokrošová, Markéta (C) 27 – (1981-04-17)April 17, 1981 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) ZVVZ USK Praha Czech Republic
C 13 Kulichová, Petra 23 – (1984-09-13)September 13, 1984 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Gambrinus Sika Brno Czech Republic
SG 14 Elhotová, Kateřina 18 – (1989-10-14)October 14, 1989 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) ZVVZ USK Praha Czech Republic
F 15 Vítečková, Eva 26 – (1982-01-26)January 26, 1982 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Gambrinus Sika Brno Czech Republic
Head coach
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on August 9, 2008

 Mali[edit]

The following is the Mali roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[9]

Mali women's national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
G 4 Toure, Kadiatou 25 – (1983-01-18)January 18, 1983 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Djoliba AC Mali
F 5 Traore, Nassira 19 – (1988-10-28)October 28, 1988 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Djoliba AC Mali
G 6 Diarra, Mariatou 22 – (1985-11-20)November 20, 1985 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Dakar Université Club Senegal
G 7 Bagayoko, Fatoumata 20 – (1988-05-23)May 23, 1988 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Djoliba AC Mali
F 8 Gandega, Diana 25 – (1983-06-02)June 2, 1983 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Strasbourg IG France
G/F 9 Maïga, Hamchétou (C) 30 – (1978-04-25)April 25, 1978 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Gambrinus SIKA Brno Czech Republic
F 10 Kanoute, Kadiatou 30 – (1978-06-11)June 11, 1978 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Powerbasket Tigers Wels Austria
F/C 11 Diawara, Diéné 23 – (1985-01-29)January 29, 1985 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Limoges ABC France
F/C 12 Coulibaly, Nagnouma 19 – (1989-05-31)May 31, 1989 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Basket Landes France
C 13 Tirera, Meiya 22 – (1986-04-15)April 15, 1986 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Djoliba AC Mali
C 14 Sininta, Aminata 22 – (1985-12-23)December 23, 1985 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Djoliba AC Mali
C 15 Sissoko, Djenebou 26 – (1982-06-27)June 27, 1982 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Djoliba AC Mali
Head coach
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on August 9, 2008

 New Zealand[edit]

The following is the New Zealand roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[10]

New Zealand women's national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
F 4 Purcell, Charmian 29 – (1979-01-07)January 7, 1979 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Christchurch Sirens New Zealand
G 5 Wharemate, Noni 26 – (1982-01-17)January 17, 1982 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Christchurch Sirens New Zealand
G 6 Marino, Angela 22 – (1986-02-03)February 3, 1986 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) Adelaide Lightning Australia
G 7 Cocks, Micaela 22 – (1986-05-02)May 2, 1986 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Oregon Ducks United States
F 8 Taylor, Natalie 25 – (1982-12-24)December 24, 1982 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Christchurch Sirens New Zealand
G 9 Bates, Suzie 20 – (1987-09-16)September 16, 1987 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Christchurch Sirens New Zealand
F 10 Wallbutton, Lisa 22 – (1986-01-14)January 14, 1986 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Christchurch Sirens New Zealand
G 11 McMeeken-Ruscoe, Kate 28 – (1979-11-19)November 19, 1979 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Christchurch Sirens New Zealand
C 12 McCormack, Jessica 18 – (1989-09-08)September 8, 1989 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Connecticut Huskies United States
G 13 Bodensteiner, Clare 23 – (1984-10-11)October 11, 1984 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Stanford Cardinal United States
F 14 Harmon, Jillian 21 – (1987-03-03)March 3, 1987 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Stanford Cardinal United States
F 15 Kerr, Aneka (C) 27 – (1981-03-01)March 1, 1981 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Christchurch Sirens New Zealand
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on August 9, 2008

 Spain[edit]

The following is the Spain roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[11][12]

Spain women's national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
PF 4 Nicholls, Laura 19 – (1989-02-26)February 26, 1989 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Celta Vigourban Spain
C 5 Lima, Cindy 27 – (1981-06-21)June 21, 1981 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) CB San José Spain
PF 6 Abalde, Tamara 19 – (1989-02-06)February 6, 1989 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Lamar Cardinals United States
SG 7 Sánchez, Isabel 20 – (1987-09-16)September 16, 1987 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Perfumerias Avenida Salamanca Spain
C 8 Pascua, Lucila 25 – (1983-03-21)March 21, 1983 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) CB San José Spain
SG 9 Palau, Laia 28 – (1979-09-10)September 10, 1979 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Ros Casares Valencia Spain
PG 10 Aguilar, Elisa 31 – (1976-10-15)October 15, 1976 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Ros Casares Valencia Spain
G 11 Martínez, Nuria 24 – (1984-02-29)February 29, 1984 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Dynamo Moscow Russia
PF 12 Montañana, Anna 27 – (1980-10-24)October 24, 1980 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Perfumerias Avenida Salamanca Spain
SF 13 Valdemoro, Amaya (C) 31 – (1976-08-18)August 18, 1976 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) CSKA Samara Russia
SF 14 Revuelto, María 26 – (1982-01-27)January 27, 1982 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) CB San José Spain
SG 15 Torrens, Alba 18 – (1989-08-30)August 30, 1989 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Celta Vigourban Spain
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on August 9, 2008

 United States[edit]

The following is the United States roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[13]

United States women's national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
F 5 Augustus, Seimone 24 – (1984-04-30)April 30, 1984 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Minnesota Lynx United States
G 6 Bird, Sue 27 – (1980-10-16)October 16, 1980 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Seattle Storm United States
F 10 Catchings, Tamika 29 – (1979-07-21)July 21, 1979 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Indiana Fever United States
C 13 Fowles, Sylvia 23 – (1985-06-10)June 10, 1985 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Chicago Sky United States
G 7 Lawson, Kara 27 – (1981-02-14)February 14, 1981 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Sacramento Monarchs United States
C 9 Leslie, Lisa 36 – (1972-07-07)July 7, 1972 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Los Angeles Sparks United States
F 8 Milton-Jones, DeLisha 33 – (1974-09-11)September 11, 1974 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Los Angeles Sparks United States
G/F 15 Parker, Candace 22 – (1986-04-19)April 19, 1986 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Los Angeles Sparks United States
G 4 Pondexter, Cappie 25 – (1983-01-07)January 7, 1983 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Phoenix Mercury United States
G 14 Smith, Katie 34 – (1974-06-04)June 4, 1974 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Detroit Shock United States
G/F 12 Taurasi, Diana 26 – (1982-06-11)June 11, 1982 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Phoenix Mercury United States
F 11 Thompson, Tina 33 – (1975-02-10)February 10, 1975 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Houston Comets United States
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on August 9, 2008

See also[edit]

References[edit]