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SUE BIRD, UNITED STATES Sport: Basketball Age: 31
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SUE BIRD, UNITED STATES
Sport: Basketball
Age: 31
LI Connection: Raised in Syosset, where she played two years of high school ball before transferring to Christ the King in the Queens.
At a glance: She is one of seven women to be an NCAA (with UConn, 2000, 2002), WNBA (Seattle Storm, 2004 and 2010) and Olympic champion (2004, 2008). In two Olympics, her U.S. team is 16-0.
When she competes: July 28, 30, Aug. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11.
Bird is best point guard in the world
(Credit: AP)

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