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June 19, 2006 at 10:18 AM

Jamaica wins

Simone Edwards, a former Storm original who retired in May, won gold with her native Jamaica in last week’s Caribbean Basketball Championships played in Kingston.

Simone Edwards with her team’s championship trophy.

Her country is vying for a place in the World Championships in Brazil, where guard Sue Bird and Anne Donovan (America) and forwards Lauren Jackson (Australia) and Iziane Castro Marques (Brazil) will compete with their respective countries for an automatic bid to the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
Up next for Jamaica are the Central Games in Mexico City from June 26-30.
Edwards, a 6 foot 4 forward, reported in an e-mail that her country’s men’s team also won gold.

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