Legendary Opal, Robyn Maher AM OLY will be inducted into the 2022 FIBA Hall of Fame next month.
Maher remains one of the most decorated and admired players in Australian Basketball, having represented Australia at three Olympic Games and six World Championships. She captained the Opals to their first Olympic bronze medal in Atlanta 1996, as well as a bronze in Germany at the 1998 FIBA World Championship.
Maher appeared in 13 WNBL Grand Finals, winning 10 WNBL Championships. She was the competition’s Most Valuable Player in 1983 and 1987, was named in the All-Star Five in 1988 and was awarded defensive player of the year in 1992 and 1994. She finished among the WNBL’s all-time top 10 scorers and became a WNBL Life Member in 1994.
Maher was inducted into the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame in 2004.
The ceremony will take place on November 30 in Mies, Switzerland.
Full list of the FIBA Hall of Fame Class of 2022:
Lisa Leslie (USA)
Robyn Maher (Australia)
Catarina Pollini (Italy)
Jurgita Streimikyte-Virbickiene (Lithuania)
Mame Maty Mbengue (Senegal)
Geno Auriemma (USA)
Antonio Barbosa (Brazil)
Milan “Ciga” Vasojevic (Serbia – posthumously)
Maria Planas (Spain)