Teams

Great Britain U21 Youth Players

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Calum Thompson Calum ThompsonPosition: Guard
Height: 170cm (5ft5)
DOB Year: 1992
Age: 18
Nationality: British
Club: Mary Hare, London Lions & Reading Rockets
GB Cap: 0
U21 Caps: 15

Background:

• 2008 GTSV International Deaf Basketball club tournament, Frankfurt, Germany.
• DIBF U20 European Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament; London, United Kingdom.
• DIBF U21 World Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• Tour to Israel for two friendly matches with 1 won and 1 loss, against U21 Israel Basketball team and Tev-Aviv Deaf Basketball club.
• Playing basketball for Mary Hare school team.
• Joined London Lions in 2008.

Jamie Chang Jamie ChangPosition: Guard
Height: 168cm (5ft5)
DOB Year: 1991
Age: 19
Nationality: British
Club: London Lions
GB Cap: 0
U21 Caps: 9

Background:

• Member of the Deafness (the one and only deaf band)
• 2008 GTSV International Deaf Basketball club tournament, Frankfurt, Germany.
• Former Mary Hare school basketball team and student.
• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament; London, United Kingdom.
• DIBF U21 World Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• Tour to Israel for two friendly matches with 1 won and 1 loss, against U21 Israel Basketball team and Tev-Aviv Deaf Basketball club.
• Joined London Lions in 2008.

Alex Milner Alex MilnerPosition: Centre/Forward
Height: 189cm (6ft2)
DOB Year: 1992
Age: 18
Nationality: British
Club: London Lions & University of Bedfordshire 1st team
GB Cap: 0
U21 Caps: 14

Background:

• Member of Great Britain Deaf Swimming team.
• Currently playing for University of Bedfordshire 1st team.
• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament; London, United Kingdom.
• Member of Great Britain Deaf Table Tennis team.
• 2008 GTSV International Deaf Basketball club tournament, Frankfurt, Germany.
• Former Mary Hare school basketball team and student.
• DIBF U20 European Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• DIBF U21 World Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• Played against CSSM Paris Deaf Basketball club.
• Joined London Lions in 2008.

Abdullah MustafaPosition: Forward
Height: 185.42cm (6ft1)
DOB Year: 1992
Age: 19
Nationality: British
Club: London Lions
GB Cap: 0
U21 Caps: 14

Background:

• DIBF U20 European Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament; London, United Kingdom.
• DIBF U21 World Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• Joined London Lions in 2008.

Mitchell Graham Mitchell GrahamPosition: Centre
Height: 195cm (6ft3)
DOB Year: 1991
Age: 18
Nationality: Scottish
Club: Mary Hare & Reading Rockets
GB Cap: 0
U21 Caps: 8

Background:

• Playing basketball for Reading Rockets.
• Playing basketball for Mary Hare school team.
• DIBF U21 World Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• U21 World Champion Rebound & Defensive Player.

London Lions Men

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Moty Allshever

Moty Allshever

Head Coach
Position: Centre
Height: 188cm (6ft3)
DOB Year: 1968
Age: 42
Nationality: Israelis
Club: London Lions
Israelis Cap: TBC

Background:

• 4 Deaflympic Games as basketball player.
• 2007 World Deaf Basketball Championships.
• 5 European Deaf Basketball Championships.
• Gallaudet University (USA) deaf basketball team.
• 2008 GTSV International Deaf Basketball club tournament, Frankfurt, Germany.
• Currently playing for hearing team – Haringey Warriors in Tottenham, North of London.
• Co-founded Deaf Basketball UK in 2008.
• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament, London, United Kingdom.
• Tour to Israel for two friendly matches with 1 won and 1 loss, against U21 Israel Basketball team and Tev-Aviv Deaf Basketball club.
• Joined London Lions in 2007.

Louis Francis

Louis Francis

Position: Guard
Height: 177.8cm (5ft10)
DOB Year: 1987
Age: 23
Nationality: British
Club: London Lions
GB Cap: 0
U21 Cap: 1

Background:

• 2008 GTSV International Deaf Basketball club tournament, Frankfurt, Germany.
• Former Mary Hare school basketball team and student.
• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament, London, United Kingdom.
• Tour to Israel for two friendly matches with 1 won and 1 loss, against U21 Israel Basketball team and Tev-Aviv Deaf Basketball club.
• Joined London Lions in 2008.

Alex MilnerPosition: Centre/Forward
Height: 189cm (6ft2)
DOB Year: 1992
Age: 18
Nationality: British
Club: London Lions & University of Bedfordshire 1st team
GB Cap: 0
U21 Caps: 14

Background:

• Member of Great Britain Deaf Swimming team.
• Currently playing for University of Bedfordshire 1st team.
• Member of Great Britain Deaf Table Tennis team.
• 2008 GTSV International Deaf Basketball club tournament, Frankfurt, Germany.
• Former Mary Hare school basketball team and student.
• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament, London, United Kingdom.
• DIBF U20 European Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• DIBF U21 World Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• Played against CSSM Paris Deaf Basketball club.
• Joined London Lions in 2008.

Leslie Philips

Position: Centre
Height: 205cm (6ft5)
DOB Year: 1974
Age: 36
Nationality: Grenadian (South-eastern of Caribbean)
Club: London Lions
GB cap: 0

Background:

• Experienced basketball player in Grenada and UK – 18 years veteran.
• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament, London, United Kingdom.
• Joined London Lions in 2008.

Jaan Laumets

Position: Centre
Height: 185cm (6ft)
DOB Year: 1979
Age: 31
Nationality: Estonian
Club: London Lions
GB cap: 0

Background:

• Experienced basketball player in Estonia and UK – few years veteran.
• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament, London, United Kingdom.
• Played against CSSM Paris Deaf Basketball club.
• Joined London Lions in 2008.

Kristaps Kikurs

Position: All-Rounder
Height: 185cm (6ft)
DOB Year: 1992
Age: 18
Nationality: Lativan
Club: London Lions
GB cap: 0

Background:

• Experienced basketball player in Lativa and UK – few years youth.
• Played against CSSM Paris Deaf Basketball club.
• Joined London Lions in 2010.

Calum ThompsonPosition: Guard
Height: 170cm (5ft5)
DOB Year: 1992
Age: 18
Nationality: British
Club: Mary Hare, London Lions & Reading Rockets
GB Cap: 0
U21 Caps: 15

Background:

• 2008 GTSV International Deaf Basketball club tournament, Frankfurt, Germany.
• DIBF U20 European Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament; London, United Kingdom.
• DIBF U21 World Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• Tour to Israel for two friendly matches with 1 won and 1 loss, against U21 Israel Basketball team and Tev-Aviv Deaf Basketball club.
• Playing basketball for Mary Hare school team.
• Joined London Lions in 2008.

Julius Juodokas

Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 174cm (5ft7)
DOB Year: 1983
Age: 27
Nationality: Lithuanian
Club: London Lions
GB cap: 0

Background:

• Experienced basketball player in Lituania – few years.
• Played against CSSM Paris Deaf Basketball club.
• Joined London Lions in 2010.

Ramas Rentelis

Position: Forward/Guard (Team Captain)
Height: 190cm (6ft2)
DOB Year: 1981
Age: 29
Nationality: Lithuanian
Club: London Lions & Southgate Academical Lions
GB Cap: 0
U21 Cap: (1)

Background:

• Have played for several years for Lithuania deaf basketball teams for the Vilnius Cup.
• Played for hearing team – South Lincoshire Dragons in Spalding – two league championships in a row 2006-2007.
• Currently playing for hearing team – Haringey Warriors in Tottenham, North of London.
• 2008 GTSV International Deaf Basketball club tournament, Frankfurt, Germany.
• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament, London, United Kingdom.
• Played against CSSM Paris Deaf Basketball club.
• Tour to Israel for two friendly matches with 1 won and 1 loss, against U21 Israel Basketball team and Tev-Aviv Deaf Basketball club.
• Joined London Lions in 2007.

Miro Civin

Position: Forward
Height: 186cm (6.2ft)
DOB Year: 1970
Age: 40
Nationality: Czech
Club: London Lions
GB Cap: 0
U21 Cap: (1)

Background:

• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament, London, United Kingdom.
• Played against CSSM Paris Deaf Basketball club.
• 3-on-3 StreetBall Tournament, London Lions in Stuttgart, Germany.
• Tour to Israel for two friendly matches with 1 won and 1 loss, against U21 Israel Basketball team and Tev-Aviv Deaf Basketball club.
• Joined London Lions in 2009.

Alfonsas Vysniouskas

Position: Centre/Forward
Height: 188cm (6ft2)
DOB Year: N/A
Age: N/A
Nationality: Lithuanian
Club: London Lions
GB cap: 0

Background:

• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament, London, United Kingdom.
• Played against CSSM Paris Deaf Basketball club.
• Joined London Lions in 2007.

Jamie ChangPosition: Guard
Height: 168cm (5ft5)
DOB Year: 1991
Age: 19
Nationality: British
Club: London Lions
GB Cap: 0
U21 Caps: 9

Background:

• Member of the Deafness (the one and only deaf band)
• 2008 GTSV International Deaf Basketball club tournament, Frankfurt, Germany.
• Former Mary Hare school basketball team and student.
• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament; London, United Kingdom.
• DIBF U21 World Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• Tour to Israel for two friendly matches with 1 won and 1 loss, against U21 Israel Basketball team and Tev-Aviv Deaf Basketball club.
• Joined London Lions in 2008.

Abdullah MustafaPosition: Forward
Height: 185.42cm (6ft1)
DOB Year: 1992
Age: 19
Nationality: British
Club: London Lions
GB Cap: 0
U21 Caps: 14

Background:

• DIBF U20 European Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• 1st DIBF EuroCup 2010 Club Tournament; London, United Kingdom.
• DIBF U21 World Deaf Basketball Championships; Lublin, Poland.
• Joined London Lions in 2008.

London Lionesses Women

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Birute Siugzokiyte

Position: Forward
Height: 170cm (5ft7)
DOB Year: 1970
Age: 40
Nationality: Lithuanian
Club: London Lionesses

Background:

• Former Lithuania deaf basketball team.
• Former Lithuania deaf swimming team.
• All-rounder sportswomen
• Joined London Lionesses in 2009.

Marleine Aboumrad

Position: Guard
Height: 170cm (5ft7)
DOB Year:
Age:
Nationality: Lithuanian
Club: London Lionesses
GB Cap: 0

Background:

• Former Lithuania deaf basketball team.
• All-rounder sportswomen
• Joined London Lionesses in 2009.

Daiva Alisauskaite

Position: Guard
Height: 165 cm (5ft6)
DOB Year:
Age:
Nationality: Lithuanian
Club: London Lionesses
GB Cap: 0

Background:

• Former Lithuania deaf basketball team.
• All-rounder sportswomen
• Joined London Lionesses in 2009.

Ruta Siugzokiyte

Position: Forward & Centre
Height: 168cm (5ft5)
DOB Year: 1997
Age: 14
Nationality: British
Club: London Lionesses

Background:

• All-rounder sportswomen
• Joined London Lionesses in 2009.

Vita Pociute

Position: Guard
Height: N/A
DOB Year: N/A
Age: N/A
Nationality: Lithuanian
Club: London Lionesses

Background:

• All-rounder sportswomen
• Joined London Lionesses in 2008.

Maria Laumete

Position: Centre
Height: 180cm (5ft9)
DOB Year: 1978
Age:32
Nationality: Latvian
Club: London Lionesses

Background:

• All-rounder sportswomen.
• 1997 Deaflympic Games as athletic player.
• 1 Deaflympic Games as basketball player.
• Joined London Lionesses in 2008.

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