Poland pulled away from Germany in the second half to get the 86-66 win and will play Turkey for the fifth place in the U20 European Championship Women 2009.
The Poles put on an offensive exhibition for the home crowd, shooting 64% as a team.
Russia destroyed Germany in the paint 76-47 to advance to the Semi-Finals of the U20 European Championship Women 2009.
The final score could have been: Germany-47, Natalia Vieru & Nadezda Grishaeva-48.
Germany pulled-off a miracle 77-56 win over Italy to advance to Quarter-Finals of the U20 European Championship Women 2009, in Gdynia, Poland.
Germany knew going in that they had an uphill battle to climb needing to beat Italy by seven points to advance.
Germany rode 21-8 scoring run over the course of the fourth-quarter to defeat a brave Bulgaria by the final count of 87-71 in the U20 European Championship Women 2009 Qualifying Round.
It was a close game through the first three quarters with Germany leading the way but unable to shake their opponents.
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