Miranda Ayim, a 6’3 power-forward for the Canadian Women’s Basketball Team, made her first appearance at an Olympic Games in 2012 and helped Canada reach the quarter-finals for the first time in the Basketball program’s history, finishing eighth.
A member of the national team for six years heading into London, Ayim plays professionally in Turkey for the Instanbul Uni. team. In 2011, she was a member of the Tulsa Shock of the Women’s National Basketball Association.
Born in Chatham and raised in London, ON, Ayim played her college Basketball at Pepperdine University.
London 2012 marked Canada’s first Olympic appearance since the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, when it finished in tenth place.