Joe Ingles

Joe Ingles made his Olympic debut in Beijing 2008 as a 20-year-old. Ingles represented South Australia in basketball at a young age and moved to the AIS in 2005 on a scholarship. He played in the 2005 AYOF for Australia alongside Patrick Mills. Ingles debuted in the NBL for the Souths Dragons in 2006 and made his first national team in 2007. He was a starting player for the Boomers in the 2010 World Championships.
 

He went on to compete at his second Olympic competition at the London 2012 Games. With Australia losing their opening two preliminary matches to Brazil and Spain, 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.  

Olympic Results

London 2012 - Summer Olympic Games

Basketball - Men
Preliminary Round Group B - 01 HT: 35-36 BRA 71 - 75 Loss
Preliminary Round Group B - 05 HT: 32-37 ESP 70 - 82 Loss
Preliminary Round Group B - 07 HT: 49-33 CHN 81 - 61 Win
Preliminary Round Group B - 12 HT: 46-36 GBR 106 - 75 Win
Preliminary Round Group B - 13 HT: 46-45 RUS 82 - 80 Win
Quarterfinal - 02 HT: 42-56 USA 86 - 119 Loss
Final Placing 7 / 12

Beijing 2008 - Summer Olympic Games

Basketball - Men
Preliminaries Group A - Match 11 - AUS V CRO HT: 31-47, FT: 82-97 CRO 82-97 Loss
Preliminaries Group A - Match 24 - ARG V AUS HT: 39-29, FT: 85-68 ARG 85-68 Loss
Preliminaries Group A - Match 32 - AUS V IRI HT: 53-29, FT: 106-68 IRI 106-68 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 44 - RUS V AUS HT: 33-49, FT: 80-95 RUS 80-95 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 56 - AUS V LTU HT: 55-29, FT: 106-75 LTU 106-75 Win
Quarterfinal HT: 43-55, FT: 85-116 USA 85-116 Loss
Final Placing 7 / 12