Games Ambassador

Games Ambassador

Suzy Batkovic

The North Queensland Sports Foundation is extremely proud to announce the 2020 Townsville NQ Games Ambassador Suzy Batkovic.

Suzy won silver in the 2004 & 2008 Olympic Games and bronze in the 2012 Olympic Games playing in the Australia women’s basketball team.

Suzy commenced her Basketball career in Newcastle and played professionally in Europe, United States and Australia.

Coming from regional NSW Suzy appreciates the importance of events such as the NQ Games and the lifelong friendships developed at these events.

Suzy is a passionate Sportswomen who is well respected in North Queensland as a result of successful Basketball career based in Townsville.

We are looking forward to working with Suzy to promote the 2020 Townsville NQ Games and inspire our NQ Athletes.

Achievements

Olympics

2004 Athens🥈 Silver medal
2008 Beijing 🥈Silver medal
2012 London🥉Bronze meal

WNBL

1998-99 AIS
2000-2001 Sydney Panthers
2014-15 Townsville Fire
2015-16 Townsville Fire
2017-18 Townsville Fire

6x WNBL MVP
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18

7x WNBL All-Star Five
2010-11
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18

1996–1999 Australian Institute of Sport
1999–2001 Sydney Uni Flames
2001–2002 Townsville Fire
2005 Seattle Storm
2009 Seattle Storm
2009–2010 Sydney Uni Flames
2010–2011 Canberra Capitals
2011–2013 Adelaide Lightning
2013–present Townsville Fire

7x WNBL All-Star Five
2010, 2012 ,2013 ,2014, 2016, 2017, 2018

2x Maher Medal International Player of the Year
2001
2008

2017/2018- Grand final MVP/Rachel Sporn medal

European Clubs

2002-03 Valenciennes, France
2002-03 Won the French Championship
2002-03 Won the French cup
2003-04 Valenciennes, France
2003-04 EuroLeague Championship
2003-04 Won the FrenchChampionship
2003-04 Won the French Cup
2004-05 Ros Casares, Spain 2005-2006 UMMC Ekaterinburg
2005-06 EuroLeague World All-Star team.
2006-07 UMMC Ekaterinburg, Russia
2007-08 UMMC Ekaterinburg, Russia.2008-09 Cras Basket, Italy
2008-09 Won the Italian Championship.
2008-09 Named first-team All-EuroCup

 

2017/2018- Grand final MVP/Rachel Sporn medal

WNBA

Seattle Storm – 2005 & 2009

Sport event information to be released late 2021

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