Alicia Poto

Alicia Poto won a silver medal as a member of the Australian women’s basketball team in 2004. From New South Wales, the guard joined the roster of the Opals after captaining the Australian junior team as a teenager. The Opals enjoyed a fine tournament in Athens. The team was undefeated entering the final, having won all of its seven previous matches. However, in a re-match of the Sydney 2000 final, the Opals were beaten by the United States, the defending champion. It was the third consecutive medal at the Games for the Opals after winning bronze in 1996 and silver in 2000.

Olympic Results

2004 Athens

Basketball - Women
Preliminaries Group A - Match 01 - AUS V NGR HT: 46-32 NGR 85-73 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 18 - RUS V AUS HT: 33-36 RUS 56-75 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 26 - JPN V AUS HT: 35-56 JPN 78-97 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 41 - AUS V GRE HT: 39-21 GRE 77-40 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 51 - BRA V AUS HT: 35-40 BRA 66-84 Win
Quarterfinals HT: 45-31 NZL 94-55 Win
Semifinals HT: 36-42 BRA 75-88 Win
Gold Medal Match HT: 29-26 USA 74-63 Loss
Final Placing 2 / 12