GB Women Exit Olympics Winless -

GB Women Exit Olympics Winless

Jo Leedham GB

Jo Leedham GBGreat Britain Women finished their Olympic tournament without a win after falling 78-66 to Brazil on Sunday night at the Olympic Basketball Arena.

GB, who were awarded a spot at the games as the host nation, finish with an 0-5 Olympics record, and will now look to qualify in their own right for the 2016 Olympic games. Despite going winless, the team won over a lot of fans with their heart and commitment, in a number of tough losses.

Following their exit, Natalie Stafford took to Twitter to show her appreciation to the fans:

Jo Leedham added:

Stafford led GB with 15 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists, Leedham finished with 12 and Julie Page added 11. Clarissa Dos Santos had 16 points and 13 rebounds, whilst Adriana Pinto had a 15 point, 12 assist double double for Brazil.

Leedham finished as the team’s leading scorer with a 16.2 average through 5 games.

Box score.

Image Credit: Mansoor Ahmed Photography


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