NEWS

20.06.2009
Deja Vu, France Top Russia Again For Gold

France held on against never-say-die Russia to win the gold medal at the EuroBasket Women on Saturday night in Latvia.

After the disappointment of an eighth-place finish in 2007, Pierre Vincent's team capped a remarkable comeback to the top of Europe with a 57-53 win over Russia in the championship game.

20.06.2009
Gruda, Dumerc Highlight All-Tournament Team

The 2009 EuroBasket Women champions Sandrine Gruda and Celine Dumerc of France headed the All-Tournament Team in Riga along with Most Valuable Player winner Evanthia Maltsi of Greece.

Gruda led the champions France in scoring (15.4 ppg) and rebounding (7.7 rpg) while shooting 50 percent from the field.

20.06.2009
Maltsi Wins MVP

Greece forward Evanthia Maltsi was selected as the Most Valuable Player of EuroBasket Women 2009 after leading the Greeks to fifth place and their first-ever berth at the World Championship.

Maltsi led the tournament in scoring with 22.6 points per game as well as steals (3.1) and free throw percentage (91 percent) while averaging 4.2 rebounds and 1.3 assists and shooting 40 percent from three-point range.

SCOREBOARD

Preliminary Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Spain33/0222/1726
2. Slovak Republic32/1196/1845
3. Czech Republic31/2196/2084
4. Ukraine30/3191/2413
Ukraine   Czech Republic
7779
21-21   20-10   16-13   20-35  
Spain   Slovak Republic
7154
17-16   20-14   16-10   18-14  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Latvia33/0232/1796
2. Poland32/1174/1995
3. Greece31/2187/1754
4. Hungary30/3155/1953
Poland   Hungary
6053
13-16   14-17   15-10   18-10  
Greece   Latvia
6870
15-18   6-19   18-6   19-15   10-12  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Russia33/0206/1506
2. Turkey32/1195/1955
3. Lithuania31/2189/1784
4. Serbia30/3141/2083
Turkey   Serbia
6555
21-11   10-24   20-8   14-12  
Lithuania   Russia
5260
8-13   19-10   19-22   6-15  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. France33/0212/1926
2. Italy32/1203/1985
3. Belarus31/2200/2064
4. Israel30/3210/2293
Belarus   Italy
5867
18-12   12-23   12-19   16-13  
France   Israel
7370
17-19   19-20   16-13   21-18  

Qualifying Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Spain55/0338/27610
2. Slovak Republic53/2319/3138
3. Latvia53/2350/3128
4. Greece52/3297/3017
5. Czech Republic51/4291/3266
6. Poland51/4293/3606
Slovak Republic   Greece
5759
16-17   20-16   7-13   14-13  
Poland   Czech Republic
6882
14-21   13-22   21-19   20-20  
Latvia   Spain
6067
19-17   13-14   17-16   11-20  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. France55/0323/28610
2. Russia54/1333/2959
3. Belarus52/3317/3217
4. Italy52/3318/3237
5. Turkey52/3307/3407
6. Lithuania50/5286/3195
Italy   Lithuania
7258
21-19   10-18   17-6   24-15  
Turkey   Belarus
7086
21-27   16-18   21-22   12-19  
France   Russia
7266
23-23   18-13   9-11   22-19  

Quarter Final Round

Slovak Republic   Belarus
6870
15-24   8-12   19-12   18-12   8-10  
Spain   Italy
6142
12-17   17-11   17-8   15-6  
France   Greece
5149
10-7   12-14   15-13   14-15  
Russia   Latvia
6964
14-15   12-15   13-7   14-16   16-11  

Classification Round from 5th to 8th Place

Slovak Republic   Greece
5964
11-17   14-15   22-10   12-22  
Italy   Latvia
6866
10-25   13-14   18-11   21-12   6-4  

Semi Final

Belarus   France
5664
18-20   16-20   10-17   12-7  
Spain   Russia
6177
13-15   11-11   18-22   19-29  

Placing 7th to 8th

Latvia   Slovak Republic
6759
13-17   18-10   21-18   15-14  

Placing 5th to 6th

Italy   Greece
5660
15-18   14-9   17-13   10-20  

Placing 3rd to 4th

Spain   Belarus
6356
13-8   23-12   13-20   14-16  

Final

Russia   France
5357
10-12   9-18   14-16   20-11  

HEADLINES

Maltsi Wins MVP20.06.2009
Bronze Age20.06.2009
Czech Mate!20.06.2009
Niedola Leads Latvia Out On High Note20.06.2009
Spain And Belarus Fight For Bronze20.06.2009
France And Russia Go For Gold20.06.2009
Greece, Italy Battle For Spot In Worlds20.06.2009
Hosts Aim For Positive Finish20.06.2009
Latvia Coach To Step Down20.06.2009
Russia Rule Spain Again19.06.2009

EuroBasket Women 2009


FINAL STANDINGS

 Team
1.flagFrance
2.flagRussia
3.flagSpain
4.flagBelarus
5.flagGreece
6.flagItaly
7.flagLatvia
8.flagSlovak Republic
9.flagTurkey
9.flagCzech Republic
11.flagLithuania
11.flagPoland
13.flagSerbia
13.flagIsrael
13.flagHungary
13.flagUkraine

PHOTO GALLERY

STATISTICS

Points

Evanthia Maltsi

GRE
Born : 30.12.1978
Height: 1.80

Avg: 22.6

NameAvg.
1.Maltsi, E. 22.6
2.Jekabsone, A. 20.3
3.Montañana , A. 16.2
4.Macchi, L. 16.0
5.Gruda, S. 15.4

Rebounds

Yelena Leuchanka

BLR
Born : 30.04.1983
Height: 1.95

Avg: 9.2

NameAvg.
1.Leuchanka, Y. 9.2
2.Papamichail, P. 8.1
3.Stepanova, M. 7.9
4.Gruda, S. 7.7
5.Leciejewska, M. 7.5

Assists

Birsel Vardarli Demirmen

TUR
Born : 12.07.1984
Height: 1.75

Avg: 4.7

NameAvg.
1.Vardarli Demirmen, B. 4.7
2.Kalentzou, D. 4.1
3.Marchanka, N. 3.9
4.Jekabsone, A. 3.9
5.Dumerc, C. 3.3