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With a dominating fourth quarter finish, Sweden took down Latvia 72-62 to win the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women Division B title in Finland.
Going into the fourth quarter trailing 58–50, Sweden outscored Latvia 22-4 in the last ten minutes of the game to cap off a remarkable comeback which enabled them to claim the gold medal.
Swedish basketball is on the rise.
Following the bronze medal at the U18 European Championship Women, Sweden's U16 girls earned promotion to Divsion A with a semi-final win over Italy.
Sweden produced a strong showing on the final day of quarter-final round play at the U16 European Championship Women Division B to secure a semi-final berth.
The Swedes defeated Germany 62-48 and will take on Italy in Saturday's semi-final.
Sweden took advantage of their inside superiority to beat Bulgaria on day two of quarter-final round action from the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women Division B.
Sweden out-rebounded Bulgaria 53-36 in a 70-45 victory.
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