NEWS

10.08.2008
Serbia Golden Again

Serbia are the 2008 U20 European Championship Men gold medallists after a 96-89 win over Lithuania in a finals game that will be marked as one of the best in recent years.

This is the third year in a row Serbia are crowned in this competition but it came as no surprise.

10.08.2008
Raduljica Named MVP
Miroslav Raduljica of Serbia was named the MVP of the 2008 U20 European Championship Men in Riga, after leading his team to yet another gold medal.


The 210cm center dominated the championship from the first to the last day. He finished the games with a double-double average of 18.6 ppg and 10.9 rpg with a total of five games with double-double including the grand finals.

10.08.2008
Spain Capture Bronze

For the third time ever Spain has won the bronze medal in the U20 European Championship Men after a 91-72 victory over Turkey on Sunday night in Riga.

This generation of Spain also won the bronze medal two years ago in the 2006 U18 European Championship.

SCOREBOARD

Preliminary Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Lithuania33/0271/2376
2. Ukraine31/2263/2584
3. Croatia31/2234/2564
4. Greece31/2218/2354
Croatia   Ukraine
91101
21-22   20-37   24-15   26-27  
Lithuania   Greece
9077
18-23   25-11   19-20   28-23  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Italy32/1198/2005
2. Turkey32/1207/1825
3. Israel31/2216/2244
4. Georgia31/2201/2164
Turkey   Italy
6366
20-15   14-19   15-14   14-18  
Israel   Georgia
8480
25-17   19-25   21-23   19-15  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Montenegro33/0227/1976
2. Spain32/1222/2045
3. Latvia31/2205/2044
4. Bulgaria30/3219/2683
Spain   Bulgaria
9784
23-21   21-23   36-18   17-22  
Latvia   Montenegro
6477
21-15   14-30   10-13   19-19  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. France33/0262/1976
2. Serbia32/1243/2365
3. Russia31/2234/2414
4. Slovenia30/3193/2583
Russia   Slovenia
7769
16-16   18-15   23-19   20-19  
France   Serbia
8369
17-6   13-23   30-15   23-25  

Qualifying Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Lithuania54/1427/3939
2. Turkey54/1371/3449
3. Italy54/1401/3319
4. Ukraine52/3409/4377
5. Croatia51/4352/4026
6. Israel50/5332/3855
Turkey   Croatia
6360
13-16   12-9   26-16   12-19  
Ukraine   Israel
8468
21-18   19-18   22-18   22-14  
Italy   Lithuania
7989
19-22   18-18   27-20   15-29  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Serbia54/1405/3719
2. Spain53/2368/3438
3. Montenegro53/2364/3338
4. France53/2382/4018
5. Latvia52/3344/3627
6. Russia50/5346/3995
Spain   Russia
7871
13-21   17-23   21-16   27-11  
France   Montenegro
6662
18-7   13-19   7-16   28-20  
Serbia   Latvia
9770
22-8   24-29   23-17   28-16  

Classification Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Greece32/1265/2015
2. Slovenia32/1246/2325
3. Bulgaria32/1227/2515
4. Georgia30/3224/2783
Greece   Georgia
9767
22-15   29-15   21-16   25-21  
Bulgaria   Slovenia
8078
22-20   16-19   26-8   16-31  

Classification Round for 9th to 12th Place

Croatia   Russia
6979
20-21   20-20   14-16   15-22  
Latvia   Israel
8386
16-25   16-22   15-8   22-14   14-17  

Classification Round for 5th to 8th Place

Montenegro   Ukraine
9053
27-16   20-13   21-11   22-13  
Italy   France
7156
17-15   14-6   16-15   24-20  

Semi-Finals

Serbia   Turkey
9069
28-17   17-22   29-20   16-10  
Lithuania   Spain
9679
18-19   24-28   23-14   31-18  

Classification Game for 11th to 12th Place

Croatia   Latvia
7094
13-28   21-18   20-30   16-18  

Classification Game for 9th to 10th Place

Russia   Israel
8367
24-17   20-13   24-19   15-18  

Classification Game for 7th to 8th Place

France   Ukraine
9678
25-17   19-22   22-19   30-20  

Classification Game for 5th to 6th Place

Italy   Montenegro
6379
16-18   13-29   15-18   19-14  

Classification Game for 3rd to 4th Place

Spain   Turkey
9172
21-15   24-17   25-18   21-22  

Final

Lithuania   Serbia
8996
27-29   15-24   23-19   24-24  

HEADLINES

Spain Capture Bronze10.08.2008
Montenegro Finish On Winning Note10.08.2008
A Three-Point DeJa Vu10.08.2008
France Ride Mbaye To Victory10.08.2008
Montenegro Still Enjoying Ride10.08.2008
Serbia And Lithuania Look For Gold10.08.2008
Bring On Serbia09.08.2008
Serbia Back In The Finals09.08.2008
Montenegro Roll Over Ukraine09.08.2008
Italy Top France09.08.2008

FINAL STANDINGS

 Team
1.flagSerbia
2.flagLithuania
3.flagSpain
4.flagTurkey
5.flagMontenegro
6.flagItaly
7.flagFrance
8.flagUkraine
9.flagRussia
10.flagIsrael
11.flagLatvia
12.flagCroatia
13.flagGreece
14.flagSlovenia
15.flagBulgaria
16.flagGeorgia

PHOTO GALLERY

STATISTICS

Points

Vladimir Dasic

MNE
Born : 13.05.1988
Height: 2.08

Avg: 22.8

NameAvg.
1.Dasic, V. 22.8
2.Shermadini, G. 21.5
3.Gecevicius, M. 20.5
4.Shved, A. 18.9
5.Lilov, I. 18.8

Rebounds

Miroslav Raduljica

SRB
Born : 05.01.1988
Height: 2.13

Avg: 10.9

NameAvg.
1.Raduljica, M. 10.9
2.Shermadini, G. 10.5
3.Dasic, V. 8.9
4.Bilan, M. 8.6
5.Shengelia, L. 8.5

Assists

Joaquin Colom

ESP
Born : 01.11.1988
Height: 1.87

Avg: 6.1

NameAvg.
1.Colom, J. 6.1
2.Gaprindashvili, G. 5.4
3.Balbay, D. 4.9
4.Janavicius, Z. 4.8
5.Tonchenko, V. 4.6