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20.06.2009
Deja Vu, France Top Russia Again For Gold

France held on against never-say-die Russia to win the gold medal at the EuroBasket Women on Saturday night in Latvia.

After the disappointment of an eighth-place finish in 2007, Pierre Vincent's team capped a remarkable comeback to the top of Europe with a 57-53 win over Russia in the championship game.

20.06.2009
Gruda, Dumerc Highlight All-Tournament Team

The 2009 EuroBasket Women champions Sandrine Gruda and Celine Dumerc of France headed the All-Tournament Team in Riga along with Most Valuable Player winner Evanthia Maltsi of Greece.

Gruda led the champions France in scoring (15.4 ppg) and rebounding (7.7 rpg) while shooting 50 percent from the field.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Olga Arteshina 1.90 27.11.1982 Samara (RUS)  
 5Rebekka Hammon PG 1.68 11.03.1977 SD (USA)  
 6Marina Kuzina PF 1.94 19.07.1985 Moscow (RUS)  
 7Elena Volkova 1.75 09.04.1983 Vologda (RUS)  
 8Marina Karpunina SG 1.78 21.03.1984 Moscow (RUS)  
 9Tatiana Shchegoleva PF 1.92 09.02.1982 Moscow (RUS)  
10Ilona Korstin SF 1.82 30.05.1980 St. Petersburg (RUS)  
11Maria Stepanova 2.02 23.02.1979 Shpakovskoe (RUS)  
12Ekaterina Lisina 2.03 15.10.1987 Penza (RUS)  
13Tatiana Popova 1.80 17.09.1984 Moscow (RUS)  
14Svetlana Abrosimova 1.85 09.07.1980 St. Petersburg (RUS)  
15Irina Osipova 1.97 25.06.1981 Moscow (RUS)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Valeriy Tikhonenko

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20.06.2009
France And Russia Go For Gold

France have returned to the title game of the EuroBasket Women for the first time since their gold-medal winning year of 2001.

They beat Russia in the title game that year, 73-68.

19.06.2009
Russia Rule Spain Again

Maria Stepanova and defending champions Russia beat Spain in a big game once again on Friday to claim a spot in the final of the EuroBasket Women.

In a rematch of the title game two years ago in Italy, the Russians rolled to a 77-61 victory with Stepanova, the 2008 FIBA Europe Women's Player of the Year, scoring 19 points and grabbing 16 rebounds.

Old Rivals Meet Again19.06.2009
Latvia Fall Just Short18.06.2009
Record-Setting Riga18.06.2009
Latvia, Russia For Last Ticket To Semis18.06.2009
France Top Russia, Win Group F16.06.2009
Battle Of Unbeatens15.06.2009
Russia Find Way Past Italy14.06.2009
Italy Face Russian Giants13.06.2009
Unspectacular Russia Roll Over Belarus12.06.2009
Belarus Search For Self Against Russia12.06.2009

Team

Russia
Russia
Russia

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSM. Stepanova12.8
RTM. Stepanova7.9
ASS. Abrosimova2.3
STS. Abrosimova1.7
BSM. Stepanova2.0

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

07.06.2009vs TUR[W] 74-61
08.06.2009vs SRB[W] 72-37
09.06.2009vs LTU[W] 60-52
12.06.2009vs BLR[W] 66-51
14.06.2009vs ITA[W] 67-59
16.06.2009vs FRA[L] 66-72
18.06.2009vs LAT[W] 69-64
19.06.2009vs ESP[W] 77-61
20.06.2009vs FRA[L] 53-57

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