NEWS

16.07.2006
Russians Claim Crown

Russia were crowned the OSTCHEM U20 European champions on Sunday after emerging victorious in a close-fought final against hosts Hungary.

Forward Tatiana Bokareva led four players in double figures as a strong  second-half performance proved decisive for the Russians in their 77-68 success.

16.07.2006
Yacoubou Elected MVP

France's Isabelle Yacoubou was named MVP of the Ostchem European Championship U20 Women in Sopron, Hungary after Sunday's final.

The tournament was the first in a French uniform for Yacoubou, who hails from Benin in Western Africa.

16.07.2006
French Clinch Bronze

France won bronze at the Ostchem U20 European Championship Women on Sunday night behind a strong display from Isabelle Yacoubou.

The 195 cm center scored 21 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as France completed a 64-55 victory over Spain.

SCOREBOARD

Preliminary Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Bulgaria33/0192/1656
2. Greece31/2177/1704
3. Czech Republic31/2196/2064
4. Finland31/2177/2014
Finland   Czech Republic
6479
11-18   16-18   13-23   24-20  
Bulgaria   Greece
5352
15-17   17-8   8-11   13-16  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Hungary33/0233/1956
2. France32/1229/1975
3. Ukraine31/2219/2554
4. Israel30/3173/2073
Israel   France
4364
12-21   12-14   12-16   7-13  
Ukraine   Hungary
6392
15-26   16-21   17-22   15-23  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Spain32/1211/1915
2. Russia32/1207/1835
3. Poland31/2183/2124
4. Turkey31/2194/2094
Spain   Russia
6663
16-17   8-15   20-14   22-17  
Turkey   Poland
6072
14-18   14-18   16-17   16-19  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Belgium32/1197/1955
2. Germany32/1188/1675
3. Italy31/2180/1964
4. Latvia31/2197/2044
Italy   Germany
5362
10-20   20-15   16-8   7-19  
Belgium   Latvia
6086
14-20   17-19   7-22   22-25  

Classification Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Latvia33/0204/1786
2. Czech Republic32/1209/1965
3. Israel31/2206/2034
4. Poland30/3182/2243
Czech Republic   Israel
7365
19-16   19-12   16-15   19-22  
Poland   Latvia
5570
14-17   13-19   13-16   15-18  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Turkey33/0255/1946
2. Italy32/1211/2075
3. Ukraine31/2236/2514
4. Finland30/3179/2293
Finland   Ukraine
6779
15-27   21-20   14-13   17-19  
Turkey   Italy
7557
14-24   14-15   17-10   30-8  

Quarter-Final Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. France32/1226/1945
2. Spain32/1193/1725
3. Germany31/2173/2174
4. Bulgaria31/2185/1944
Bulgaria   France
7265
24-15   10-14   27-20   11-16  
Spain   Germany
6946
27-11   10-12   19-19   13-4  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Russia33/0234/1546
2. Hungary32/1192/2085
3. Belgium31/2179/2114
4. Greece30/3160/1923
Greece   Hungary
5863
16-14   10-24   11-15   21-10  
Russia   Belgium
8153
25-14   23-17   14-13   19-9  

Classification Games for 9th to 16th place

Israel   Finland
8360
22-16   18-17   18-17   25-10  
Poland   Ukraine
6180
20-23   6-20   15-13   20-24  
Latvia   Italy
4964
13-18   11-17   8-14   17-15  
Czech Republic   Turkey
7066
18-17   22-15   13-14   17-20  

Classification Games for 5th to 8th place

Germany   Greece
6154
22-10   16-21   12-9   11-14  
Bulgaria   Belgium
8184
25-13   10-21   20-19   16-18   10-13  

Semi-Finals

France   Hungary
8587
20-15   20-17   21-19   14-24   10-12  
Spain   Russia
7380
25-19   17-16   16-23   15-22  

Game for 15th and 16th place

Finland   Poland
6190
14-25   13-19   14-29   20-17  

Game for 13th and 14th place

Israel   Ukraine
5877
15-24   8-20   13-27   22-6  

Game for 11th and 12th place

Latvia   Turkey
6571
23-11   7-19   14-25   21-16  

Game for 9th and 10th place

Italy   Czech Republic
5351
15-14   21-8   11-17   6-12  

Game for 7th and 8th place

Greece   Bulgaria
6373
14-33   11-19   11-15   27-6  

Game for 5th and 6th place

Germany   Belgium
7276
28-11   18-12   15-26   11-27  

Game for 3rd and 4th place

France   Spain
6455
21-15   22-10   5-16   16-14  

Final

Hungary   Russia
6877
13-13   18-19   10-23   27-22  

HEADLINES

French Clinch Bronze16.07.2006
Russia Beat Spain To Reach Final15.07.2006
Shock Win For Hungary15.07.2006
Russia Continue Winning Ways14.07.2006
Hungary Hold Off Greece14.07.2006
Spain Clinch Semi-Final Berth13.07.2006
Russia Trounces Greece12.07.2006
Honti Helps Hungary To Victory12.07.2006
Big Run Helps France Take Down Germany12.07.2006
Late Three-pointer Clinches Win For Spain12.07.2006

FINAL STANDINGS

 Team
1.flagRussia
2.flagHungary
3.flagFrance
4.flagSpain
5.flagBelgium
6.flagGermany
7.flagBulgaria
8.flagGreece
9.flagItaly
10.flagCzech Republic
11.flagTurkey
12.flagLatvia
13.flagUkraine
14.flagIsrael
15.flagPoland
16.flagFinland

PHOTO GALLERY

STATISTICS

Points

Oleksandra Kurasova

UKR
Born : 04.04.1986
Height: 1.85

Avg: 19.6

NameAvg.
1.Kurasova, O. 19.6
2.Zarytska, G. 18.3
3.Yacoubou, I. 16.8
4.Leciejewska, M. 16.3
5.Skuballa, M. 15.0

Rebounds

Magdalena Leciejewska

POL
Born : 29.06.1986
Height: 1.90

Avg: 12.9

NameAvg.
1.Leciejewska, M. 12.9
2.Zarytska, G. 10.9
3.Vidmer, T. 10.6
4.Yacoubou, I. 10.5
5.Kurasova, O. 9.6

Assists

Ekaterina Dimitrova

BUL
Born : 23.11.1987
Height: 1.80

Avg: 6.3

NameAvg.
1.Dimitrova, E. 6.3
2.Carpréaux, M. 5.5
3.Zairy, S. 5.3
4.Alben, I. 5.1
5.Semsei, B. 3.9