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Rachel Sporn OAM


Inducted in 2012

Playing 304 games for her country, Rachael is a triple Olympian, winning Bronze with the Opals in Atlanta in 1996, Silver in Sydney in 2000 and Silver in Athens in 2004.

She played in the Women’s National Basketball League for 19 seasons, and is the equal all-time leader for games played (377). Rachael captained the Adelaide Lightning for 10 years and the National Team in 41 matches. She is also the all-time leading scorer and rebounder in the WNBL.

Other WNBL achievements include two MVP Awards, five Championships and selection in the All Star Five on eight occasions.

Rachael’s determination also saw her recruited by Detroit Shock in the WNBA for three seasons.