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

Preliminary Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Czech Republic55/0435/33610
2. France53/2386/3468
3. Poland53/2353/3098
4. Serbia & Montenegro53/2374/3528
5. Greece51/4321/3626
6. Israel50/5293/4575
Serbia & Montenegro   Israel
10467
27-21   22-15   29-12   26-19  
France   Greece
7570
16-18   18-13   18-18   23-21  
Czech Republic   Poland
7671
15-19   18-10   23-24   20-18  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Spain55/0359/30010
2. Slovak Republic53/2345/3408
3. Russia53/2348/3088
4. Belgium52/3355/3777
5. Hungary52/3299/3197
6. Ukraine50/5301/3635
Belgium   Ukraine
8367
20-17   16-15   22-15   25-20  
Russia   Spain
6164
18-21   20-16   12-16   11-11  
Hungary   Slovak Republic
6155
14-5   13-17   15-15   19-18  

Quarter Finals

Hungary   Israel
8577
20-15   25-21   22-25   18-16  
Greece   Ukraine
7668
23-17   24-11   10-26   19-14  
Slovak Republic   Poland
6178
14-22   8-19   18-12   21-25  
Czech Republic   Belgium
9862
27-20   18-16   31-15   22-11  
France   Russia
6679
19-15   12-21   15-26   20-17  
Spain   Serbia & Montenegro
7664
13-17   15-21   25-13   23-13  

Semi-Finals

Ukraine   Israel
10787
28-21   26-23   27-22   26-21  
Greece   Hungary
8583
16-25   26-21   25-19   18-18  
Slovak Republic   Belgium
8086
20-22   20-23   20-20   20-21  
France   Serbia & Montenegro
8361
28-20   20-14   21-19   14-8  
Poland   Czech Republic
6674
21-16   19-19   11-21   15-18  
Russia   Spain
7871
25-12   15-23   21-19   17-17  

Finals

Slovak Republic   Serbia & Montenegro
6867
13-18   13-19   26-13   16-17  
Belgium   France
7594
25-25   15-19   19-23   16-27  
Poland   Spain
8187
29-14   20-21   22-21   10-31  
Czech Republic   Russia
5659
6-15   16-19   20-12   14-13  

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

Lucie Blahuskova

CZE
Born : 21.06.1980
Height: 1.90

Avg: 21.6

NameAvg.
1.Blahuskova, L. 21.6
2.Valdemoro, A. 19.4
3.Wauters, A. 18.8
4.Mizrachi, L. 18.1
5.Bibrzycka, A. 16.1

Rebounds

Malgorzata Dydek

POL
Born : 28.04.1974
Height: 2.13

Avg: 12.9

NameAvg.
1.Dydek, M. 12.9
2.Wauters, A. 11.6
3.Baranova, E. 10.0
4.Stepanova, M. 8.3
5.Alyoshkina, L. 8.2

Assists

Catherine Melain

FRA
Born : 19.05.1974
Height: 1.83

Avg: 4.8

NameAvg.
1.Melain, C. 4.8
2.Hamzova, R. 4.4
3.Sauret-Gillespie, A. 3.9
4.Ivanyi, D. 3.7
5.Wlazlak, S. 3.4