Sue Bird has retired from Olympic ball with a fifth Olympic gold medal at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
One of the most noteworthy to ever play the game of ball, the 40-year-old made a difference in the United States to a seventh-straight gold medal at her last Games as she bows out a living legend.
It must have seven points, three rebounds, three assists, and three turnovers, Bird helped the U.S. to a 90-75 win over Japan within the last including her significant gold reserves. That helps the women match the men for the most ever in a row after the men did it from 1936-68.
At Tokyo 2020 Bird contributed 33 points, 15 rebounds, 35 assists, 8 turnovers, 7 steals to another shimmering Olympic campaign.
Now she has 10 Olympic and World Cup awards in the bank, more than any other men’s or women’s ballplayer in history, and nine of them are gold.
Sue Bird’s Olympic Stats
Team USA’s flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony, Sue Feathered creature is the as it were ballplayer ever, man or lady, to win five Olympic gold medals alongside teammate Diana Taurasi.
“Couldn’t have inquired for a better ending,” Bird said after the final. “There’s truly not much else to say,”
“I feel so proud I’ve been able to wear this uniform for as long as I need, to play alongside this one as long as I have, We’ve won, and that’s obviously the story.
Turning to Taurasi she said: “But I don’t think there’s anybody else I’d or maybe do it with since we fair have so much fun and I love you homie.”
Bird clears out the Americans on a 55-game Olympic winning streak dating back to the Barcelona ’92 bronze medal game.