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07.10.2007 - By David Hein

Russia captured their second continental championship and booked a spot in the 2008 Olympics by holding off Spain 74-68 in Sunday's final of the 2007 EuroBasket Women, but not before they nearly blew a 21-point lead.

Ilona Korstin led the way for Russia with 18 points while Tatiana Shchegoleva chipped in 14 points off the bench including the decisive lay-up with 13 seconds remaining after Spain had missed a chance to trim the margin to two points 10 seconds earlier.

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EuroBasket Women 2007

SCOREBOARD

Team
P
W/L
F/A
Pts
2.
2/1
/
5
3.
1/2
/
4
4.
0/3
/
3
Final score
Final score

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