Carla Boyd

Athlete Biography

1975 -

Carla Boyd won two Olympic medals with the Australian women’s basketball team: bronze in 1996 and silver in 2000. Boyd, a forward, was a key contributor for the Opals as they emerged as one of the best teams in the world during the ‘90s. In Atlanta, the team defeated Ukraine 66-56 in the bronze medal final to win Australia’s first medal in the sport. They went one better in Sydney, thrilling home fans by going undefeated in the tournament until the final, which they lost 76-54 to the United States. Before making her Games debut in Atlanta, Boyd had been a member of the Aussie junior team that won the world title in 1993.