Golden Great Britain!
Mairi Buchan scored 13 points and Mary Durojaye added 12 points as Great Britain clinched their first Division B title by beating Slovakia 47-46 at the U20 European Championship for Women.

Great Britain, who have only played Division B at the women's and men's U20 level since 2006, allowed just 14 points in the first half and held on to grab the crown. Both Great Britain and Slovakia, who were led by Klaudia Lukacovicova's 16 points and 14 points from Veronika Cernakova, will play next summer in Division A.
Slovakia Surprise Rivals, Face Great Britain In Final
Slovakia surprised Czech Republic to advance to the final of the U20 European Championship for Women Division B while also booking promotion to Division A next summer along with Great Britain, who beat Portugal.

Veronika Cernakova had 19 points while Maria Felixova (18 points and 13 rebounds) and Klaudia Lukacovicova (10 and 12) both registered double-doubles in leading Slovakia to a 53-50 victory over the Czech Republic, keeping the women's basketball powerhouse in Division B next summer despite 16 points and 14 rebounds from Alena Hanusova.



NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Katrin Zoe Chiemeka PG 1.67 06.08.1991 Rijneveld (NED)  
 5Josephine Salmon PG 1.70 17.01.1991 London (ENG)  
 6Hannah Shaw 1.92 22.09.1990 Stockport (ENG)  
 7Mary Durojaye 1.85 14.07.1990 London (ENG)  
 8Renee Busch PG 1.75 01.12.1992 New York (USA)  
 9Rebecca Allison SG 1.73 29.03.1991 Edinburgh (SCO)  
10Ella Clark 1.90 08.02.1992 London (ENG)  
11Charlotte Stoddart 1.82 20.09.1990 Manchester (ENG)  
12Mairi Buchan FC 1.88 08.04.1990 Falkirk (SCO)  
13Kristie Sheils PG 1.73 02.03.1991 Chester (ENG)  
14Tamzin Barroilhet SG 1.80 21.09.1990 London (ENG)  
15Kashmere Joseph PF 1.85 15.02.1990 London (ENG)  


Head Coach: Damian Jennings
Assistant Coach: Matthew Christian Johnson

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Slovakia, Czechs Set Up Semi-Final Showdown
Alena Hanusova had 16 points and nine rebounds to lead Czech Republic to a convincing 71-37 victory over Greece in the quarter-finals of the U20 European Championship for Women Division B to set up a semi-final showdown with neighbors Slovakia - 49-46 winners over Hungary.

The other semi-final - with the winner gaining promotion next summer to Division A - will see Great Britain taking on Portugal.  Great Britain beat Israel 72-65 and Portugal eased past Belgium 59-40.
Czechs Roll Into Quarter-Finals

The Czech Republic remained unbeaten at the U20 European Championship Women on Wednesday after an 86-37 drubbing of Belgium.

The Czechs got 20 points and six rebounds from Alena Hanusova in the victory which sets up a Quarter-Final match-up with Greece on Friday.

Perfect Czech Republic Hand Great Britain First Loss21.07.2010
Jennings Proud As Great Britain Secure Quarter-Final Berth20.07.2010
Great Britain Slip Past Hosts, Stay Perfect19.07.2010
Portugal Lock Down Israel In Fourth18.07.2010
Israel Start Strong In Kavadarci17.07.2010


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PTSM. Buchan10.7
RTM. Buchan7.7
ASK. Sheils1.7
STR. Allison2.3
BSE. Clark0.7


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16.07.2010vs BEL[W] 61-42
17.07.2010vs HUN[W] 54-50
18.07.2010vs MKD[W] 70-69
20.07.2010vs CZE[L] 58-72
23.07.2010vs ISR[W] 72-65
24.07.2010vs POR[W] 59-40
25.07.2010vs SVK[W] 47-46



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