Lauren Jackson has had a memorable London Games: She carried the Australian flag in the opening ceremonies and Wednesday passed Lisa Leslie to become the second leading scorer in Olympic women's basketball history.
Initially, FIBA said Jackson had become the all-time leading scorer after Australia's 67-61 victory over Brazil. But in a statement released late Wednesday night, FIBA said there had been a mistake because Brazilian Janeth Arcain's name was entered two different ways in its record books.
The statement from FIBA - a French acronym for International Basketball Federation - said the error means Jackson is actually second on the list with 497 points, behind Arcain's 535.
Jackson, who scored 18 points against Brazil, needed just 10 entering the contest to pass her one-time American rival. Leslie scored 488 points in her Olympic career while leading the U.S. to four consecutive gold medals from 1996-2008 - three coming at Jackson's expense.
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