Tamika Catchings United States

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

21 Jul 1979

Height

1.88m

Weight

77kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0

Sport Guides

BASKETBALL

Tamika Catchings 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

Tamika Catchings vs Stef Collins

Tamika Catchings

Tamika Catchings United States flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

8

Height

1.88m (6'2")

Weight

77kg

Age

35

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

32

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