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Jennifer Gillom

Full name: Jennifer Gillom
Nickname(s): Grandmama
Gender: Female
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: June 13, 1964 in Abbeville, Mississippi, United States
Affiliations: Deborah, Milano (ITA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Jennifer Gillom won a basketball gold medal with the US team at the 1987 Pan American Games and at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Gillom played in college at the University of Mississippi. She played in the WNBA with the Phoenix Mercury from 1997-2002, and then played one final year with the Los Angeles Sparks. She was All-WNBA in 1998 and in the 2002/03 season, Gillom won the Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award.

Gillom later became a coach, starting in 2006 as a high school coach in Phoenix, Arizona. In 2008 she became an assistant with the Minnesota Lynx, and in 2009 she moved up to head coach of the team. She later was an assistant with the Connecticut Sun. Gillom was an assistant coach for the US National team at the 2010 World Championships and the 2012 Olympics, both times helping them win gold medals. In 2009 she was elected to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Basketball Women's Basketball United States USA 1 Gold

Women's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS TRB AST STL TOV BLK
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1988-09-27 USA 102, URS 88 3 1 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Basketball United States USA Group B Match #1 1 1988-09-19 USA 87, TCH 81 0 1 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Basketball United States USA Group B Match #3 1 1988-09-22 USA 101, YUG 74 5 5 0 3 0 0
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Basketball United States USA Group B Match #6 1 1988-09-25 USA 94, CHN 79 3 2 0 0 0 0
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