Edwige Lawson-Wade France

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

14 May 1979

Height

1.67m

Weight

61kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 1 0

Sport Guides

BASKETBALL

Edwige Lawson-Wade 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

Edwige Lawson-Wade vs Chantelle Handy

Edwige Lawson-Wade

Edwige Lawson-Wade France flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

8

Height

1.67m (5'6")

Weight

61kg

Age

35

Chantelle Handy

Chantelle Handy Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

5

Height

1.91m (6'3")

Weight

74kg

Age

27

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