It was an eventful final day at the U20 European Championship Men 2010 in Croatia and not just because of the fight to get a podium place.
The nerves were jangling ahead of the main event in the Relegation Round as Turkey, Netherlands and Germany fought for their Division A lives.
The fight for survival at the U20 European Championship Men 2010 in Croatia is still in full swing heading into the final day of action in the Relegation Round.
While Czech Republic have already dropped straight back to Division B after having only achieved promotion last summer, it's all still to be decided for Netherlands, Germany and Turkey.
A disastrous offensive drought down the stretch proved costly for an under-strength Czech Republic team as they blew a major opportunity to claim an unlikely win against Ukraine in U20 European Championship Men action in Crikvenica.
With the result still hanging in the balance at 75-75, Czech Republic couldn't find a score during the last three minutes as Ukraine scored the last ten points of the game.
Latvia head coach Varis Krumins expressed his satisfaction after his team bounced back from their surprise opening day mauling by Ukraine to pick up their first win with an 84-53 pummelling of Czech Republic in the U20 European Championship Men 2010 in Crikvenica, Croatia.
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