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28.09.2003
Never-Say-Die Spain Stun Poles And Reach Olympics

Never count out the Spanish women.

Spain stormed back from a 17-point deficit in the final quarter on Sunday to stun Poland in the bronze medal game of the European Championships and qualify for the Olympics for the first time in their history.

27.09.2003
Poland 66 Czech Republic 74

Lucie Blahuskova and the Czech Republic have enjoyed many a fine moment at these European Championships but none can so far match Saturday´s Herculean effort against Poland.

The Czechs, unbeaten and easily the most dominant team of the tournament with six successive wins, trailed until four minutes and 45 seconds remained in the third quarter but finally got their noses in front of the Poles and went on to claim a 74-66 triumph.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Joanna Cuprys 1.90 08.02.1972 Wroclaw (POL)  
 Justyna Jeziorna 1.73 09.07.1981 Lubin (POL)  
 Ewelina Kobryn 1.93 07.05.1982 Tarnobrzeg (POL)  
 Beata Krupska-Tyszkiewicz 1.65 23.01.1970 Olsztyn (POL)  
 Anna Marczewska   03.03.1977 Szprotawa (POL)  
 Izabela Piekarska 1.96 08.06.1985 Warsow (POL)  
 Sylwia Wlazlak 1.71 24.03.1973 Lódz (POL)  
 4Emilia Tlumak 1.83 15.08.1982 Torun (POL)  
 5Krystyna Szymanska-Lara SG 1.70 30.09.1969 Nidzica (POL)  
 8Edyta Koryzna 1.74 19.03.1973 Bialystok (POL)  
 9Agnieszka Bibrzycka SF 1.84 21.10.1982 Mikolow (POL)  
10Agnieszka Majewska 1.95 11.05.1982 Sosnowiec (POL)  
11Gabriela Mrohs-Czerkawski  1.85 06.02.1969 Strzelce Opolskie (POL)  
12Malgorzata Dydek 2.13 28.04.1974 Warsaw (POL)  
13Patrycja Czepiec 1.81 02.01.1973 Kraków (POL)  
14Elzbieta Trzesniewska 1.90 02.09.1972 Jelenia Góra (POL)  
15Anna Wielebnowska PF 1.88 17.04.1978 Kraków (POL)  

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26.09.2003
Slovakia 61 Poland 78

Margo Dydek is one of the most famous basketball players in the world and she showed why in Friday´s quarter-final showdown against Slovakia.

Dydek, the Poland national team centre who towers above most women, and men at more than seven feet tall (2.13 metres), turned in a virtuoso performance with 19 points, 18 rebounds, four assists and two blocks to lead her side to a 78-61 triumph over the upset-minded Slovaks.

24.09.2003
Czech Republic 76 Poland 71

Lucie Blahuskova wrapped up a magnificent performance in Group A with a game-high 26 points as the Czech Republic remained unbeaten in the European Championships by beating Poland.

The 21-year-old centre, who increased her average to 21.2 points a game in the tournament, made seven of 17 shots from the floor and 12 of 13 from the free throw line, and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Czechs stormed into last eight without a defeat.

Poland 80 Israel 4523.09.2003
France 79 Poland 6621.09.2003
Poland 66 Greece 4920.09.2003
Serbia & Montenegro 60 Poland 7019.09.2003
Polish Boss Pleased with Progress07.09.2003
Poland 73 Slovakia 6323.08.2003
In Pole Position19.08.2003

Team

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TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSM. Dydek17.7
RTM. Dydek9.5
ASK. Szymanska-Lara2.8
STB. Krupska-Tyszkiewicz2.3
BSM. Dydek2.0

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SCHEDULE

21.11.2001vs BUL[W] 80-76 (A)
25.11.2001vs UKR[W] 72-56 (H)
28.11.2001vs TUR[W] 86-58 (H)
19.11.2002vs BUL[W] 73-69 (H)
23.11.2002vs UKR[L] 47-58 (A)
27.11.2002vs TUR[L] 57-85 (A)

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