NEWS

19.07.2009
Surkusa Buzzer Beater Earns Latvia Bronze

Latvia's Liga Surkusa hit two huge three-pointers with under forty seconds to play to earn a 78-75 win over Russia and give her team the bronze medal in the U20 European Championship Women 2009. 

The Latvian center's first clutch triple bounced around the rim before falling through to even the score at 73-all with :38 to play

19.07.2009
Russia Vs. Latvia Part II, This Time Is For Bronze

Russia and Latvia will duke it out for the right to step up on the podium to receive the bronze medal at the U20 European Championship Women 2009 in Gdynia, Poland.

These two teams have already met once, Russia coming up with the 71-65 victory in the Qualifying Round.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Baiba Eglite SG 1.74 09.01.1989 Riga (LAT)  
 5Diana Ozolina PG 1.78 22.05.1989 Riga (LAT)  
 6Laura Purina SG 1.74 27.05.1990 Riga (LAT)  
 7Elina Babkina PG 1.76 24.04.1989 Riga (LAT)  
 8Ieva Krastina 1.74 22.07.1990 Cesis (LAT)  
 9Liene Priede SG 1.80 23.04.1990 Riga (LAT)  
10Anete Klintsone PG 1.76 25.01.1990 Riga (LAT)  
11Karline Nimane 1.87 16.11.1990 Cesis (LAT)  
12Anete Steinberga 1.90 29.01.1990 Ogre (LAT)  
13Liga Surkusa PF 1.93 16.07.1991 Saldus (LAT)  
14Laura Vetra PF 1.86 16.04.1990 Riga (LAT)  
15Anna Gailite 1.97 07.05.1990 Riga (LAT)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Ainars Cukste
Assistant Coach: Edijs Eglitis

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18.07.2009
France Dominate Paint, Earn Ticket To Final

France are heading to the Final of the U20 European Championship Women 2009 after overpowering Latvia 73-58. 

These two teams had already played in the Qualifying Round, France coming up with a 74-65 victory by dominating the paint. 

17.07.2009
Latvia Duo Come Up Big Against Petrovic-Less Serbia

Latvia's speed topped a Petrovic-less Serbia 89-71 in the Quarter-Final of the U20 European Championship 2009 in Gdynia, Poland.

Ainars Cukste's team provoked havoc in the Serbian ranks with a 1-2-2 three-quarters press and Serbia never found the solution.

France Survive Latvia Test To Remain Perfect15.07.2009
Russia More Confident As They Hold Off Latvia 14.07.2009
Latvia Accelerate Past Sweden13.07.2009
Latvia Handle Poland, Lithuania Stay Alive11.07.2009
Poland, Latvia Stay Perfect In Group C10.07.2009
Croup C: Hosts Edge Lithuania, Latvia Cruise Past Czechs09.07.2009

Team

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Latvia
Latvia

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSE. Babkina21.8
RTA. Steinberga7.1
ASE. Babkina5.1
STE. Babkina2.4
BSL. Surkusa1.1

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

09.07.2009vs CZE[W] 67-53
10.07.2009vs LTU[W] 85-69
11.07.2009vs POL[W] 86-69
13.07.2009vs SWE[W] 89-70
14.07.2009vs RUS[L] 65-71
15.07.2009vs FRA[L] 65-74
17.07.2009vs SRB[W] 89-71
18.07.2009vs FRA[L] 58-73
19.07.2009vs RUS[W] 78-75

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