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Former Jayhawk Sasha Kaun wins bronze medal with Russia

August 13, 2012


— Former Kansas University center Sasha Kaun is an Olympic bronze medalist.

Kaun, 6-11, 250 pounds from Tomsk, Russia, scored six points and grabbed six rebounds while playing 30 minutes in Russia’s 81-77 bronze medal victory over Argentina on Sunday in London.

Kaun, who played for KU’s 2008 national title team, was the first Jayhawk men’s basketball player to participate in the Olympic Games since Danny Manning in 1988, winning the bronze medal. Kaun currently plays professionally for CSKA Moscow.


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