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19.07.2008
Germany, Bulgaria Survive Relegation Battle
Germany and Bulgaria both secured their Division A status at the U20 European Championship for Women at the expense of Belgium and Greece.

While Germany already knew their fate coming into Saturday's final action in the Classification Round, Bulgaria knocked off Belgium 74-68 to stay top flight.
13.07.2008
Turkey Win Group B, Lithuania Also Advance

Turkey proved too strong for the Czech Republic in winning 78-56 to capture first place in Group B of the U20 European Championship for Women.

Lithuania also advanced to the Qualifying Round thanks to a 65-60 win against Bulgaria.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Doli Tsankova PG 1.68 24.04.1989 Sofia (BUL)  
 5Margarita Ilieva PF 1.85 12.03.1988 Burgas (BUL)  
 6Maria Tzankova 1.79 29.06.1988 Sofia (BUL)  
 7Jaklin Zlatanova PF 1.90 25.09.1988 Sofia (BUL)  
 8Lilyana Ilieva 1.90 20.01.1988 Sofia (BUL)  
 9Hristina Ivanova SF 1.86 13.05.1989 Samokov (BUL)  
10Veselka Todorova 1.94 29.05.1988 Vidin (BUL)  
11Aneta Miteva 1.81 19.08.1988 V. Tarnovo (BUL)  
12Galina Stoyanova 1.75 01.02.1988 Varna (BUL)  
13Daniela Peteva SF 1.80 02.06.1989 V. Tarnovo (BUL)  
14Tsvetelina Nikolova 1.90 16.12.1988 Botevgrad (BUL)  
15Dimana Georgieva 1.88 04.04.1988 Montana (BUL)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Ivan Lephichev
Assistant Coach: Ivailo Jelev

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12.07.2008
Russia, Czechs Remain Perfect

Russia out-classed Bulgaria in the second half to win 83-50 and book their second straight victory at the U20 European Championship while the Czech Republic also remained perfect in holding off Latvia 65-56.

Olga Zhuzhgova's 13 points led four players in double figures for Russia, who gave up just five points in the fourth quarter while forcing 20 Bulgaria turnovers in the game.

11.07.2008
Latvia Edge Turkey, Ukraine Ease Past Bulgaria
Sabine Niedola collected 18 points and 16 rebounds and Karlene Nimane hit a driving lay-up with less than a second remaining to give Latvia a thrilling 77-75 victory over Turkey on the opening day of the U20 European Championship for Women.

The 17-year-old Niedola came off the bench and carried the Latvians to the win with eight points and seven offensive rebounds in the fourth quarter alone.

Team

Bulgaria
Bulgaria
Bulgaria

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSV. Todorova12.2
RTD. Georgieva8.2
ASJ. Zlatanova1.2
STJ. Zlatanova1.8
BSJ. Zlatanova0.5

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

11.07.2008vs UKR[L] 61-88
12.07.2008vs RUS[L] 50-83
13.07.2008vs LTU[L] 60-65
15.07.2008vs GRE[W] 59-44
17.07.2008vs GER[L] 68-74
19.07.2008vs BEL[W] 74-68

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President: Georgi Glushkov
Secretary General: Eleonora Rangelova
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