Even before the Belgian fairytale in Oradea had come to a happy ending, even before her team had completed the demolition of France in the final, Emma Meesseman had inadvertently conquered her first title.
A fantastic Belgian side surprised tournament favourites France in the final, 77-49, to conquer the gold medal at the Global Vision U18 European Championship Women.
The last time the two finalists of the Global Vision U18 European Championship Women met each other was only four days ago.
After the Quarter-Final thriller in which they beat Turkey in the closing seconds, the Belgian players had presented their own version of the "Haka" dance.
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