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Local connections in the London Games
Track and field Local connection Result Jamie Nieto Born in Seattle Qualified 7th in high jump, 7-4
Basketball Local connection Result Sue Bird Storm Had 6 points, 3 assists vs. China Kim Butler Tacoma (competing for Great Britain) Had 3 points, 3 rebounds vs. Brazil Lauren Jackson Storm (competing for Australia) Had 18 points, 9 rebounds vs. Canada Julie Page EWU (competing for Great Britain) Had 11 points, 5 rebounds vs. Brazil Boxing Local connection Result Queen Underwood Garfield High School, lives in Tacoma Lost 21-13 to Natasha Jonas of Great Britain Volleyball Local connection Result Tamari Miyashiro UW U.S. beat Turkey 3-0 win Janine Sandell UW (competing for Great Britain) Had 5 points in 3-0 loss to Japan Courtney Thompson Kentlake High School (Kent), UW Had 5 blocks in 3-0 win over Turkey
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