Russia Hang On To Capture Gold
Anastasiya Shilova poured in 21 points including five of Russia's 12 three-pointers in guiding Russia to the gold medal of the U20 European Championship for Women with a thrilling 75-74 victory over Spain.

Tournament Most Valuable Player Anastasia Logunova scored 12 points, Tatiana Petrushina had 10 points and reserve center Liubov Paskalenko came off the bench for nine points and four blocks as Russia won their fifth U20 women's title following crowns in 2000, 2004, 2006 and 2008.
Logunova Named MVP
Anastasia Logunova was named the Most Valuable Player of the U20 European Championship for Women after leading Russia to the gold medal with a 75-74 victory over Spain.

Logunova, who had 12 points and five rebounds in the final, also headed the All-Tournament team, which included Russia teammate Tatiana Petrushina as well as Spain's Marta Xargay, Ukraine's Alina Iagupova and Sabine Niedola of Latvia.



NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
4Yana Panevina 1.68 27.02.1991 Bashkortostan (RUS)  
5Anna Ostroukhova 1.72 16.03.1990 Rostov-na-Donu (RUS)  
6Yulia Klimenko PF 1.85 07.03.1990 Krasnodoar Reg. (RUS)  
7Tatiana Petrushina SG 1.85 21.01.1990 Chelyabinsk (RUS)  
8Ekaterina Kiryanova 1.80 10.08.1990 Perm (RUS)  
9Alisa Zlyvko 1.79 17.04.1990 Volgogradskiyi (RUS)  
10Anastasiya Shilova SF 1.86 10.01.1991 Krasnoyarsk (RUS)  
11Anastasia Logunova PF 1.92 20.07.1990 Moscow (RUS)  
12Veronika Dorosheva 1.88 04.03.1991 Moscow (RUS)  
13Aleksandra Tarasova PF 1.94 21.02.1991 Samara (RUS)  
14Anastasia Loginova 1.87 13.07.1990 Moscow (RUS)  
15Liubov Paskalenko 2.03 20.10.1990 Chisinau (MDA)  


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Assistant Coach: Irina Minkh

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Balanced Russia Cruise Into Finals
Anna Ostroukhova's 22 points paced four players in double figures in leading Russia to a dominating 81-65 victory over short-handed France to reach the final of the U20 European Championship for Women.

Tatiana Petrushina added 18 points while Anastasia Logunova had 15 points, nine rebounds and five assists, and Anastasiya Shilova added 11 points for Russia, who will face either Latvia or Spain for their fifth U20 title since 2000.
Up And Down Russia Hope For Two More Highs
No team at the 2010 U20 European Championship for Women has observers as baffled than Russia, who have experienced a dizzying array of highs and lows en route to their semi-final showdown with France.

Russia held Latvia scoreless for an entire quarter but needed overtime to win before losing back-to-back against Sweden and the Netherlands.
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Dutch Treat: Netherlands Topple Russia19.07.2010
Group B: Sweden Topple Russia, Latvia Roll17.07.2010
Group B: Russia Win Nail-Biter, Latvia All Over Sweden15.07.2010
An Under-20 Russian Women Hat-Trick In Turkey28.06.2010




PTSA. Shilova15.2
RTA. Logunova5.9
ASA. Logunova3.2
STA. Ostroukhova1.9
BST. Petrushina1.3


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15.07.2010vs UKR[W] 79-74
16.07.2010vs LAT[W] 73-68
17.07.2010vs SWE[L] 61-71
19.07.2010vs NED[L] 53-74
20.07.2010vs POL[W] 75-62
21.07.2010vs FRA[W] 76-59
23.07.2010vs SRB[W] 92-72
24.07.2010vs FRA[W] 81-65
25.07.2010vs ESP[W] 75-74



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