Hosts To Take On Czechs For Ninth Place
Hosts Italy knocked off Montenegro 73-51 to advance to the Ninth Placed Game of the U20 European Championship for Women where they take on the Czech Republic - 78-69 winners over Belarus.

Chiara Consolini and Martina Crippa both scored 15 points for Italy, who led 22-10 after one period and never looked back in front of the home fans.
France Shake Off Czechs, Progress To Semis
France extended their winning streak to five games in beating the Czech Republic 72-65 to advance to the semi-finals of the U20 European Championship for Women.

Carine Paul scored 22 points and Ingrid Tanqueray added 16 as France captured first place in the Qualifying Round Group E in Chieti with a 4-1 record and will face Spain in Saturday's semis in Pescara.



NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birthCurrent club
 4Karla Gergelova 1.84 02.04.1988 Zlin (CZE)  University Las Vegas 
 5Lenka Bartáková PG 1.75 17.05.1991 Sokolov (CZE)  Loko Karlovy Vary 
 6Gabriela Giacintova PG 1.67 12.01.1988 Brno (CZE)  Valosun Brno 
 7Barbora Emmelova 1.70 08.12.1989 Praha (CZE)  USK Praha 
 8Katerina Hindrakova SG 1.78 09.02.1988 Trutnov (CZE)  Kara Trutnov 
 9Eva Mrhalkova 1.75 18.04.1988 Pribram (CZE)  Valosun Brno 
10Katerina Vachova 1.88 29.05.1988 Trutnov (CZE)  Sparta Praha 
11Lucie Baláková 1.79 22.12.1988 Trutnov (CZE)  BK Strakonice 
12Lenka Sipova 1.85 07.12.1988 Brandys nad Labem (CZE)  Sokol Hradec Kralove 
13Kamila Stepanova FC 1.93 03.12.1988 Tabor (CZE)  USK Praha 
14Aneta Obrusníková 1.73 04.10.1988 Prague (CZE)  Sparta Praha 
15Andrea Ovsíková SG 1.79 14.06.1989 Pribram (CZE)  Sokol Hradec Kralove 


Head Coach: Marian Svoboda
Assistant Coach: Jan Faltynek

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Italy See Off Czechs, Stay Alive
Italy kept alive their slim hopes of reaching the semi-finals of the U20 European Championship for Women by knocking off Czech Republic 80-68.

Chiara Consolini's 19 points led four Italians in double figures as Nino Molino's team improved to 2-2 in the Qualifying Round Group E in Chieti. The hosts must beat Latvia on Thursday and hope for a combination of results to advance.
Serbia Rebound In Earnest Against Czechs
Top favourites Serbia made sure their meltdown against France would not happen again and rebounded with a strong 71-54 victory over the Czech Republic at the U20 European Championship for Women.

Two days after blowing a 24-point second half lead to the French, the 2007 runners-up Serbia raced out to a 22-point advantage early in the second quarter and never allowed the Czechs back into the game in improving to 2-1 in Group E in Chieti.
17-Year-Old Trio Thrills U20 Level14.07.2008
Turkey Win Group B, Lithuania Also Advance13.07.2008
Russia, Czechs Remain Perfect12.07.2008
Czechs, Belarus Made To Sweat But Win11.07.2008


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PTSE. Mrhalkova11.5
RTL. Sipova7.9
ASG. Giacintova1.9
STG. Giacintova2.0
BSL. Bartáková0.4


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11.07.2008vs GRE[W] 66-56
12.07.2008vs LAT[W] 65-56
13.07.2008vs TUR[L] 56-78
15.07.2008vs SRB[L] 54-71
16.07.2008vs ITA[L] 68-80
17.07.2008vs FRA[L] 65-72
19.07.2008vs BLR[W] 78-69
20.07.2008vs ITA[L] 67-69



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