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

DIVISION A


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 Curculosse

BUL
Born : 23.11.1987
Height: 1.80

Avg: 6.3

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