Aron Baynes

Aron Baynes (C) dunks against the United States during the Men's Basketball quaterfinal game on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 8, 2012 in London, England.

Athlete Biography

Aron Baynes made his debut for Australia in 2009 before playing at the 2010 World Championships. He played in Lithuania, Germany and Greece before being selected to compete at his first Olympic Games in London.

With Australia losing their opening two preliminary matches to Brazil and Spain at the London 2012 Games, they went on to defeat China, hosts Great Britain and Russia to set up a quarter-final match against the USA. The Australians went down 119-86 to the eventual gold medallists to finish seventh.