Defending champions France collected their third bronze medal of the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women by running away from up-starts Sweden 73-44 in the Third Place Game.
Jenny Fouasseau and Eléonore Grossemy paced France with 16 points each as Arnaud Guppillotte's side added 2008 bronze to third-place finishes in 1997 and 1999; gold in 2001 and 2007; and 2005 silver.
Sweden were not pretty but got the job done, reaching their first ever semi-finals of the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women with a 62-52 victory over Lithuania.
Farhiya Abdi poured in 20 points and Amanda Zahui added 11 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks as Sweden took second place in the Qualifying Round Group F to set up a semi-final date with undefeated Spain.
Karolína Elhotová poured in 21 points and Czech Republic used a 19-4 fourth quarter surge to beat Lithuania 75-60 at the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women.
Martina Cepelková added 16 points and Jana Hausknechtová chipped in 14 as the Czech Republic improved to 1-3 in the Qualifying Round Group E.
Belgium's defense overwhelmed Lithuania for a 75-46 victory in the Qualifying Round Group E as Belgium remained undefeated at the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women.
Julie Vanloo poured in 17 points and handed out five assists while Inge Meylemans added 13 points and Emma Meesseman had 10 points in leading Belgium to a 3-0 record.
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