Serbia won their battle to preserve their Division A status in the U16 European Championship for Women with victory over Croatia in Cagliari.
Turkey held their nerve in a thrilling tie with Sweden to take a 56-53 win that sent them onwards to a semi-final against Spain.
In Beijing three summers ago, a billion eyes watched Evaristo Perez patrol the sideline, urging Spain's women towards the fulfilment of their - and his - Olympic dreams.
Russia delivered a reminder of their title credentials at the U16 European Championship for Women by overcoming Sweden 62-56 on Wednesday.
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