NEWS

28.09.2003
Czech Mate - Russia capture European Crown

The Russian women´s wait for a first major title since the breakup of the Soviet Union is over.

Russia, taking on the unbeaten Czech Republic in the final of the European Championships in Greece, snatched the gold medal in a 59-56 thriller.

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.

28.09.2003
European Championship for Women All-Tournament Team
The following players were elected to the European Championship for Women All-Tournament Team:

SCOREBOARD

First Leg

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Spain33/0261/1506
2. Romania32/1201/2195
3. Israel31/2204/2334
4. Germany30/3188/2523
Romania   Germany
7561
20-16   18-16   17-12   20-17  
Spain   Israel
8347
21-10   22-14   16-10   24-13  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Russia32/1220/1475
2. Hungary32/1186/1735
3. Finland31/2193/2194
4. Slovenia31/2168/2284
Hungary   Slovenia
8141
15-13   20-8   25-8   21-12  
Russia   Finland
8252
22-4   20-11   22-13   18-24  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Slovak Republic33/0257/2016
2. Latvia32/1212/2405
3. Serbia & Montenegro31/2235/2284
4. Belarus30/3210/2453
Slovak Republic   Latvia
10064
20-19   23-12   33-23   24-10  
Serbia & Montenegro   Belarus
9474
21-26   24-8   29-14   20-26  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Czech Republic33/0252/1966
2. Lithuania32/1242/2235
3. Belgium31/2222/2354
4. Italy30/3198/2603
Lithuania   Belgium
8472
21-18   20-13   23-26   20-15  
Czech Republic   Italy
9454
28-13   16-13   25-17   25-11  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Poland33/0238/1906
2. Turkey32/1196/2135
3. Ukraine31/2200/2054
4. Bulgaria30/3193/2193
Ukraine   Bulgaria
7361
25-14   7-14   25-16   16-17  
Poland   Turkey
8658
28-11   18-17   24-11   16-19  

Second Leg

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Spain66/0495/32112
2. Israel62/4395/4448
3. Romania62/4372/4358
4. Germany62/4395/4578
Israel   Spain
5479
18-16   15-25   8-19   13-19  
Germany   Romania
7257
21-10   17-8   17-16   17-23  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Russia65/1445/32711
2. Hungary64/2385/33910
3. Slovenia62/4354/4078
4. Finland61/5366/4777
Finland   Russia
7294
24-29   19-22   12-19   17-24  
Slovenia   Hungary
5360
22-15   13-21   8-10   10-14  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Slovak Republic66/0463/36612
2. Serbia & Montenegro63/3459/4429
3. Latvia63/3418/4709
4. Belarus60/6378/4406
Belarus   Serbia & Montenegro
6879
18-28   20-20   14-18   16-13  
Latvia   Slovak Republic
6585
12-24   20-19   20-23   13-19  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Czech Republic66/0500/36812
2. Belgium63/3407/4289
3. Lithuania62/4432/4758
4. Italy61/5412/4807
Italy   Czech Republic
5681
19-23   5-24   17-20   15-14  
Belgium   Lithuania
6753
22-12   16-8   16-16   13-17  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Poland64/2415/40210
2. Ukraine63/3378/3759
3. Turkey63/3400/4139
4. Bulgaria62/4406/4098
Bulgaria   Ukraine
6952
18-13   24-17   17-12   10-10  
Turkey   Poland
8557
33-19   17-13   18-9   17-16  

HEADLINES

European Championship for Women All-Tournament Team28.09.2003
Belgium 75 France 9428.09.2003
Slovakia 68 Serbia & Montenegro 6728.09.2003
Russia 78 Spain 7127.09.2003
Spain Aim For Historic Win27.09.2003
Slovak Republic 80 Belgium 8627.09.2003
Poland 66 Czech Republic 7427.09.2003
France 83 Serbia & Montenegro 6127.09.2003
Greece 85 Hungary 8327.09.2003
Ukraine 107 Israel 8727.09.2003

FINAL STANDINGS

 Team
1.flagRussia
2.flagCzech Republic
3.flagSpain
4.flagPoland
5.flagFrance
6.flagBelgium
7.flagSlovak Republic
8.flagSerbia & Montenegro
9.flagGreece
10.flagHungary
11.flagUkraine
12.flagIsrael

PHOTO GALLERY

STATISTICS

Points

Laia Palau

ESP
Born : 10.09.1979
Height: 1.76

Avg: 23.3

NameAvg.
1.Palau, L. 23.3
2.Streimikyte, J. 21.7
3.Fernandez, M. 19.7
4.Mandic, L. 18.3
5.von Saldern, S. 18.2

Rebounds

Anda Jekabsone

LAT
Born : 31.10.1972
Height: 1.90

Avg: 13.3

NameAvg.
1.Jekabsone, A. 13.3
2.Askamp, M. 11.3
3.Streimikyte, J. 10.0
4.Simeonov, G. 9.7
5.Wauters, A. 9.6

Assists

Dalma Ivanyi

HUN
Born : 18.03.1976
Height: 1.76

Avg: 4.2

NameAvg.
1.Ivanyi, D. 4.2
2.Arkhipova, A. 4.2
3.Ose-Hlebovicka, I. 4.2
4.Kilinc, C. 4.0
5.Horakova, H. 3.8