Michelle Brogan

Michelle Brogan #15 of Australia in action during the 2002 Opals World Challenge women's basketball Grand Final between Australia and the USA played at the State Sports Centre, Sydney, Australia on September 10 , 2002. (Photo by

Athlete Biography

Michelle Brogan won two Olympic medals with the Australian women’s basketball team: bronze in 1996 and silver in 2000. 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. Brogan also enjoyed an excellent professional career, including a successful stint with the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury.