NEWS

19.07.2008
Latvia To Meet Ukraine For Fifth
Sabine Niedola had another outstanding showing in leading Latvia to a 83-73 over-time victory over Lithuania to reach the Fifth Place Game of the U20 European Championship for Women, where they will meet Ukraine.

Niedola gathered 21 points, 22 rebounds and five steals - the 17-year-old Latvian star talent's sixth game with at least 17 points and 14 rebounds.
17.07.2008
Late Latvia Run Too Much For Italy
Diana Ozolina, Sabine Niedola and Baiba Eglite combined for 60 points as Latvia knocked off hosts Italy 77-68 at the U20 European Championship for Women.

Niedola led the way with 20 points and 17 rebounds for Latvia, who finished third in the Qualifying Round Group E with a 2-3 record. Ozolina had 22 points and Eglite tallied 18 for the Baltic nation.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
4Baiba Eglite SG 1.74 09.01.1989 Riga (LAT)  
5Sabine Niedola SF 1.84 29.04.1991 Liepaja (LAT)  
6Diana Ozolina PG 1.78 22.05.1989 Riga (LAT)  
7Anete Klintsone PG 1.76 25.01.1990 Riga (LAT)  
8Signe Langenfelde PG 1.76 28.07.1988 Dobele (LAT)  
9Madara Upeniece 1.81 25.04.1988 Riga (LAT)  
10Liene A. Neimane 1.76 24.11.1988 Riga (LAT)  
11Kristine Vitola 1.96 02.06.1991 Riga (LAT)  
12Karline Nimane 1.87 16.11.1990 Cesis (LAT)  
13Anna Gailite 1.97 07.05.1990 Riga (LAT)  
14Liene Jekabsone FC 1.88 07.05.1988 Smiltene (LAT)  
15Anete Steinberga PF 1.90 29.01.1990 Ogre (LAT)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Aivars Vinbergs
Assistant Coach: Nikolajs Romanenko

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16.07.2008
Milovanovic, Petrovic Deliver For Serbia
Jelena Milovanovic and Sonja Petrovic refused to let Serbia lose, coming up with a number of big shots in Serbia's 61-57 victory over Latvia at the U20 European Championship for Women.

Milovanovic collected 23 points while Petrovic had 18 points, 13 rebounds and three foul shots in the final 15 seconds for the runners-up from last summer.

14.07.2008
17-Year-Old Trio Thrills U20 Level
National basketball federations often promote their youth players to older age groups during the summer European Championships season to get a taste of the levels of competition awaiting them.

But a trio of players at the U20 European Championship for Women have shown that they more than belong at this level already - despite all three being the tender age of 17.
Spain Topple Belarus, Latvia Claim Spot13.07.2008
Russia, Czechs Remain Perfect12.07.2008
Latvia Edge Turkey, Ukraine Ease Past Bulgaria11.07.2008

Team

Latvia
Latvia
Latvia

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSS. Niedola17.8
RTS. Niedola14.3
ASB. Eglite1.9
STS. Niedola2.5
BSK. Vitola0.9

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SCHEDULE

11.07.2008vs TUR[W] 77-75
12.07.2008vs CZE[L] 56-65
13.07.2008vs GRE[W] 57-50
15.07.2008vs FRA[L] 53-57
16.07.2008vs SRB[L] 57-61
17.07.2008vs ITA[W] 77-68
19.07.2008vs LTU[W] 83-73
20.07.2008vs UKR[L] 59-80

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