Sue Bird


Name: Sue Bird
Sport: Basketball
Position: Guard
Height: 5-9
Weight: 147
DOB: 10/16/1980
Birthplace: New York, N.Y.
Hometown: Syosset, N.Y.
High School: Christ The King High School (Queens, N.Y.) '98
College: University of Connecticut '02, Communication Sciences
Team/Club: Seattle Storm
Coach(es): Brian Agler
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (2004, 2008, 2012); three-time Olympic medalist (3 golds)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, nominated
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, gold
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, gold
  • Athens 2004 Olympic Games, gold
  • Owns a combined seven Olympic and world championship medals, equal to Lisa Leslie and one fewer than Teresa Edwards (8)
  • One of few players to have earned an Olympic gold medal, world championship gold medal, WNBA title and NCAA title
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2014 – gold
  • Years of participation: 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014
  • Medals: 4 (3 golds, 1 bronze)
  • Gold: 2002, 2010, 2014
  • Bronze: 2006
  • Most decorated FIBA World Championship/World Cup athlete in history, male or female
  • Only four-time FIBA world championship female participant
Personal: Daughter of Herschel and Nancy Bird...Has one older sister, Jennifer...Has dual citizenship with the U.S. and Israeli...Wears No. 10 because she and her sister were both born in the 10th month of the year.

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