Quarter final losers Greece and Czech Republic fought it out for seventh spot and it was Greece who emerged the victorious with a hard fought 59-54 win.
Greece had been in control of the game during the first half and found themselves 28-23 in front at the break.
Greek coach Dimitris Bakogeorgos was looking forward to a rest day for his overworked starting players after they made the final eight courtesy of a 65-37 demolition of Lithuania to set up a quarter-final tie with Belgium.
Once again the play-caller relied heavily on key assets such as center Artemis Spanou who came up with another stellar display to finish with a monstrous double-double of 21 points and 12 rebounds.
A buzzer beating basket by the outstanding Teresa Vyoralova broke the hearts of Lithuania and simultaneously handed Czech Republic a thrilling 62-61 victory - their first of the Qualifying Round.
With both teams having enjoyed a series of dominant runs during the game, both sides eventually came together in the dying moments in what proved to be a thrilling climax.
Russia show no sign of letting up and continue to look a realistic medal prospect as they returned from the rest day to record a fourth win in five days with a brutal 90-52 demolition of Lithuania.
Coach Anna Arkhipova Von Kalmanovich pin-pointed the team ethic of Russia as one of the features that could yet see them make the final podium.
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