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Lauren Jackson Sports Centre unveiled in Albury

October 24, 2011
Australian Opals captain and basketball superstar Lauren Jackson was the guest of honour as the Albury City Council officially renamed the Albury Sports Stadium the Lauren Jackson Sports Centre at the weekend.
Arriving in front of over a thousand cheering fans, Jackson's family and friends, the official ceremony culminated in the unveiling of new stadium signage adorning the very building where Jackson shot her first basket as a four year old.
An emotional Jackson stated "out of all my accomplishments, this has definitely got me the most nervous and most excited.
"This is defintely something that I'll remember for the rest of my life."
After unfurling the drape that hid the new signage above the Lauren Jackson Sports Centre entrance, Jackson then took a group of fans and media into the stadium where an interactive display, which highlights and celebrates Jackson's achievements, was also unveiled.
"The importance of this place to me is huge and to be able to share this day with you guys, I'm humbled and honoured," Jackson added.

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