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Laeticia Amihere to Play for Canada in 2024 Paris Olympics
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Laeticia Amihere to Play for Canada in 2024 Paris Olympics

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina women’s basketball alumna Laeticia Amihere is one of 12 players selected to represent Canada in the Olympic Games Paris 2024 July 26-August 11. It marks her second selection in as many Olympic cycles, and she joins A’ja Wilson to make it the sixth-straight Olympics to have at least one Gamecock women’s basketball alumna take the court.

Amihere has been a regular part of Canada’s National Team pool since making her international debut in the 2015 FIBA U16 AmeriCup. She has played in seven events with the Senior National Team since 2020, including four Olympic Qualifying Tournaments to help her home country reach the Games in 2020 and 2024. In her Senior National Team career, Amihere averaged 7.4 points and 4.7 rebounds in FIBA tournaments.

In the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, Amihere became the first Gamecock women’s basketball player to play in an Olympics while enrolled at South Carolina. She played in three games in Tokyo, adding 4.7 points and 4.0 rebounds per game.

Continue to check and the team’s social media accounts (@GamecockWBB) for the most up-to-date information on the women’s basketball program.