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Tall Ferns at the Sydney Olympics

Tall Ferns at the Sydney Olympics

The Tall Ferns made their Olympic debut at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. Of the six games they played, they lost five and won one, ending up 11th out of 12. In this game against Poland, Rebecca Cotton shoots for a basket. Poland won the game 75–52.   

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John Saker, 'Basketball - Fall and rise, 1990s onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 October 2021)

Story by John Saker, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Oct 2015