Erin Phillips

Erin Phillips won a silver medal as a member of the Australian women’s basketball team in 2008. At age 23, the guard was the second youngest player for the Opals in Beijing. Phillips was also a member of the Opals team which won the 2006 world title, Australia’s first senior title in basketball. She has enjoyed a successful domestic career in Australia and commenced play in the WNBA in 2006. Phillips was also played basketball in the inaugural Sydney Youth Olympic Festival in 2001.

Olympic Results

Beijing 2008 - Summer Olympic Games

Basketball - Women
Preliminaries Group A - Match 01 - BLR V AUS HT: 28-44 BLR 64-83 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 18 - AUS V BRA HT: 50-29 BRA 80-65 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 29 - AUS V KOR HT: 47-33 KOR 90-62 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 38 - LAT V AUS HT: 38-41 LAT 73-96 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 50 - AUS V RUS HT: 25-37 RUS 75-55 Win
Quarterfinal HT: 38-17 CZE 79-46 Win
Semifinal HT: 34-18 CHN 90-56 Win
Gold Medal Match HT: 30-47 USA 65-92 Loss  
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