Emma Randall

Emma Randall was the youngest member, at 23, of the Opals team that won silver at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. A centre and tall forward, Randall has enjoyed club success in Australia and Europe. At the Games, the Opals won seven straight matches in Beijing, before losing to the United States in the final. It was the third successive loss the team had suffered in the gold medal final of a Games to the Americans. Randall was also a member of the Opals team which won the 2006 world title, Australia’s first senior title in basketball. Randall also played basketball in the inaugural Sydney Youth Olympic Festival in 2001.

Olympic Results

2008 Beijing

Basketball - Women
Preliminaries Group A - Match 01 - BLR V AUS HT: 28-44 BLR 64-83 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 18 - AUS V BRA HT: 50-29 BRA 80-65 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 29 - AUS V KOR HT: 47-33 KOR 90-62 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 38 - LAT V AUS HT: 38-41 LAT 73-96 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 50 - AUS V RUS HT: 25-37 RUS 75-55 Win
Quarterfinal HT: 38-17 CZE 79-46 Win
Semifinal HT: 34-18 CHN 90-56 Win
Gold Medal Match HT: 30-47 USA 65-92 Loss
Final Placing 2 / 12