Russia have broken away to late to confirm their status as fifth place-getters at the U18 European Championship in Vukovar, defeating Italy 65-56.
A strong second half performance propelled Russia to a 65-56 victory against Italy and into fifth place at the U18 European Championship Women in Vukovar.
Russia will compete for fifth place at the U18 European Championship Women in Vukovar after wiping the floor with Turkey 63-41, off the back of a spectacular second half performance and 21 points from Polina Fedorova.
A powerful second half from Russia meant a final scoreline over Turkey of 63-41 - a score perhaps not indicative of just how tight this battle truly was.
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