Former Mareeba basketballer selected for London Olympics squad
MAREEBA'S Aron Baynes will represent Australia at the London Olympics after being selected in the Boomers' final squad earlier today.
The centre, who plays for Greek club Ikaros Kalitheas, will take his place in the team alongside NBA point guard Patty Mills and NBL products Mark Worthington, Adam Gibson and the Townsville Crocs’ Peter Crawford.
The Mareeba and Cairns State High School graduate will share the big man duties with Aleks Maric and David Anderson.
Full story in tomorrow’s Weekend Post.
Men: Patty Mills, Matthew Dellavedova, Joe Ingles, Adam Gibson, Peter Crawford, Brad Newley, David Barlow, David Andersen, Matt Nielsen, Mark Worthington, Aleks Maric, Aron Baynes
Women: Lauren Jackson, Kristi Harrower, Belinda Snell, Jennifer Screen, Sam Richards, Rachel Jarry, Liz Cambage, Kathleen Macleod, Jenna O`Hea, Abby Bishop, Suzy Batkovic, Laura Hodges
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Off to London: Mareeba product Aron Baynes has been selected in the 2012 London Olympic squad.