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Mia Hamm

Full name: Mariel Margaret "Mia" Hamm (-Corry, -Garciaparra)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 123 lbs (56 kg)
Born: March 17, 1972 in Selma, Alabama, United States
Affiliations: Washington Freedom
Country: USA United States
Sport: Football

Related Olympians: Wife of Nomar Garciaparra.

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Silver (3 Total)

Biography

One of the best female football (soccer) players in the world, Mia Hamm is possibly the best-known American football player, male or female. In her career, she played an amazing 275 matches for the US national team, scoring no less than 158 goals. She has played in three Olympic Games, winning the inaugural women’s football title in 1996, being runner-up in 2000, and winning again in her final tournament in Athens 2004. Hamm also played in four World Cups, winning the first Women’s Cup in 1991 as well as the 1999 edition, while finishing third in 1995 and 2003. She was named FIFA Female Player of the Year in 2001 and 2002, Hamm also was co-founder of Women’s United Soccer Association (WUSA), the first women’s pro league in the world, in which she played for Washington Freedom. It folded in 2003, but successor Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) features a silhouette of Hamm in its logo, indicating her significance for the women’s game.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Football Women's Football United States USA 1 Gold
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Football Women's Football United States USA 2 Silver
2004 Summer 32 Athina Football Women's Football United States USA 1 Gold

Women's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC S FC SOG
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Football United States USA Final Standings 1 1996-07-21 1 0 0 20 5
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Football United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1996-08-01 USA 2, CHN 1 0 0 0 3 0
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Football United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1996-07-28 USA 2, NOR 1 0 0 0 6 3
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Football United States USA Group E Match #2 1 1996-07-21 USA 3, DEN 0 1 0 0 7 1
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Football United States USA Group E Match #4 1 1996-07-23 USA 2, SWE 1 0 0 0 4 1
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Football United States USA Final Standings 2 2000-09-13 2 1 0
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Football United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 2 2000-09-28 NOR 3, USA 2 0 0 0
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Football United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 2000-09-24 USA 1, BRA 0 1 0 0
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Football United States USA Group F Match #1 1 2000-09-14 USA 2, NOR 0 1 0 0
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Football United States USA Group F Match #3 1T 2000-09-17 USA 1, CHN 1 0 1 0
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Football United States USA Group F Match #5 1 2000-09-20 USA 3, NGR 1 0 0 0
2004 Summer 32 Athina Football United States USA Final Standings 1 2004-08-11 2 1 0 15 9 10
2004 Summer 32 Athina Football United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 2004-08-26 USA 2, BRA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
2004 Summer 32 Athina Football United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 1 2004-08-23 USA 2, GER 1 0 0 0 3 0 1
2004 Summer 32 Athina Football United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 2004-08-20 USA 2, JPN 1 0 1 0 3 4 3
2004 Summer 32 Athina Football United States USA Group G Match #1 1 2004-08-11 USA 3, GRE 0 1 0 0 5 0 3
2004 Summer 32 Athina Football United States USA Group G Match #3 1 2004-08-14 USA 2, BRA 0 1 0 0 3 3 3
2004 Summer 32 Athina Football United States USA Group G Match #6 1T 2004-08-17 USA 1, AUS 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
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