NEWS

25.07.2010
Latvia Rally For Bronze
Anete Steinberga's two free throws with 3.5 seconds secured Latvia the bronze medal at the U20 European Championship for Women with a 53-49 victory over France, who failed to win a medal for the first time at a U20 women's event.

Steinberga scored 14 points, Sabine Niedola had 12 points and nine rebounds and Ieva Krastina hit all seven of her points in the final 12 minutes, helping Latvia to their third U20 women's bronze medal following 2005 and 2009.
24.07.2010
Spain Gut Out Semi-final Win Over Latvia
Spain overcame a hostile crowd and playing the final five minutes without their coach to come back and beat hosts Latvia 56-52 to reach the final of the U20 European Championship for Women where they will play Russia for the gold medal.

Marta Xargay had 13 points, Amaya Gastaminza collected 13 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks and Leonor Rodriguez hit for 12 points including a big three-pointer later in the victory, which saw coach Lucas Mondelo get sent to the dressing room for a second technical foul.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
4Anete Cunda PG 1.76 11.06.1991 Riga (LAT)  
5Sabine Niedola SF 1.84 29.04.1991 Liepaja (LAT)  
6Laura Purina SG 1.74 27.05.1990 Riga (LAT)  
7Anete Klintsone PG 1.76 25.01.1990 Riga (LAT)  
8Linda Rubene PF 1.88 30.01.1991 Gulbene (LAT)  
9Liene Priede SG 1.80 23.04.1990 Riga (LAT)  
10Arta Strupovica PG 1.72 24.02.1990 Riga (LAT)  
11Karline Nimane 1.87 16.11.1990 Cesis (LAT)  
12Anete Steinberga PF 1.90 29.01.1990 Ogre (LAT)  
13Anna Gailite 1.97 07.05.1990 Riga (LAT)  
14Kristine Vitola 1.96 02.06.1991 Riga (LAT)  
15Ieva Krastina 1.74 22.07.1990 Cesis (LAT)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Martins Zibarts
Assistant Coach: Mudite Zandere

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23.07.2010
Latvia Love Liepaja Local Niedola
Latvian women's basketball club Liepajas metalurgs usually draw a maximum of about 100 fans at the Liepajas Olimpiskais Centrs facility, but upwards of 3,000 spectators have come out for Latvia's games there at the U20 European Championship for Women.

One reason is locals wanting to see the Latvian national team. A bigger reason however may be to see possibly the farewell tour of Liepaja native Sabine Niedola.
23.07.2010
Capacity Crowd Helps Push Latvia Past Turkey
Anete Klintsone hit a crucial three-pointer in the final minute as Latvia held off Turkey 64-57 to set up a semi-final showdown with Spain at the U20 European Championship for Women.

Klintsone had 17 points, five rebounds and four assists while Sabine Niedola collected 12 points and nine rebounds in Latvia's victory in Liepaja. Kristine Vitola added 13 points and Liene Priede chipped in 10 points.
Niedola Leads Latvia Past Netherlands21.07.2010
Klintsone Steps Up, Latvia Win20.07.2010
Packed House Cheers Latvia To Victory19.07.2010
Group B: Sweden Topple Russia, Latvia Roll17.07.2010
Group B: Russia Win Nail-Biter, Latvia All Over Sweden15.07.2010

Team

Latvia
Latvia

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSS. Niedola16.9
RTS. Niedola9.4
ASA. Klintsone3.4
STS. Niedola2.0
BSK. Vitola0.7

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

15.07.2010vs SWE[W] 87-41
16.07.2010vs RUS[L] 68-73
17.07.2010vs UKR[W] 90-61
19.07.2010vs POL[W] 63-49
20.07.2010vs FRA[W] 70-67
21.07.2010vs NED[W] 71-60
23.07.2010vs TUR[W] 64-57
24.07.2010vs ESP[L] 52-56
25.07.2010vs FRA[W] 53-49

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