NEWS

29.08.2007
Poland, Bulgaria and Sweden Win
Poland, Bulgaria and Sweden enjoyed winning starts to the additional qualifying round for the EuroBasket Women on Wednesday.

The Poles, who narrowly missed out on automatic qualification, won 68-63 in Group A at Finland but they found themselves in danger of being upset at the end of the third quarter after Taru Tuukkanen buried a three-pointer to give the hosts a 52-46 lead.

23.09.2006
Romania Clinch Second Place With Huge Win Over Finns

Romania booked their place at the EuroBasket Women for the second time running with a 76-52 mauling of Finland.

The triumph was their third in four games and guaranteed the Romanians a spot in Italy, where next year’s big event will be staged.

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Sanna Helenius GF 1.78 31.03.1984 Helsinki (FIN)  
 Maija Lähde 1.80 23.10.1983 Espoo (FIN)  
 Pia Salminen PF 1.84 18.09.1987 Jyväskylä (FIN)  
 Tiina Sten 1.88 18.06.1985 Turku (FIN)  
 Hanna Vapamaa SF 1.79 29.09.1990 Orimattila (FIN)  
 Laura Wilson 1.84 10.08.1984 Espoo (FIN)  
 4Reetta Piipari PG 1.72 22.01.1980 Kotka (FIN)  
 5Taru Tuukkanen FC 1.90 30.12.1977 Helsinki (FIN)  
 6Henna Salomaa GF 1.77 05.06.1989 Vantaa (FIN)  
 7Vilma Kesänen 1.73 27.09.1988 Tampere (FIN)  
 8Mari Puustinen SG 1.79 18.08.1978 Kotka (FIN)  
 9Laura Valtakari SG 1.76 08.03.1987 Vantaa (FIN)  
10Niina Laaksonen 1.86 14.12.1984 Helsinki (FIN)  
11Heta Korpivaara PF 1.85 08.08.1984 Helsinki (FIN)  
12Juta Jahilo 1.86 03.12.1984 Tartto (EST)  
13Jenni Muurinen FC 1.86 10.05.1981 Helsinki (FIN)  
14Linnea Melina Oljemark 1.84 11.04.1988 Helsinki (FIN)  
15Kaisa Tuure 1.90 21.09.1978 Joutseno (FIN)  

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21.09.2006
The Road To EuroBasket Women 2007

EuroBasket Women 2007 qualifying is nearly complete and there are a number of teams who still have a chance to advance to the Final Round in Chieti, Italy.

A total of nine spots are on offer with the top teams from the each group directly qualifying to EuroBasket 2007, along with the four best second placed teams, determined according to:

20.09.2006
Serbia Qualify To EuroBasket Women

Serbia surged to the top of Group D in EuroBasket Women qualifying on Wednesday with a 62-49 defeat of Finland in Helsinki.

It was the third consecutive win for Serbia after they dropped their opening game against Romania. 

Romania Prevail Thanks To 20-0 Run13.09.2006
Warm-Up Win For Slovakia31.08.2006
Finland Lose To Turkey In Warm-up29.08.2006

Team

Finland
Finland

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTST. Tuukkanen15.1
RTN. Laaksonen10.3
ASR. Piipari3.8
STT. Tuukkanen1.1
BST. Tuukkanen0.8

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

09.09.2006vs SRB[L] 47-74 (A)
13.09.2006vs ROU[L] 64-77 (H)
20.09.2006vs SRB[L] 49-62 (H)
23.09.2006vs ROU[L] 52-76 (A)
29.08.2007vs POL[L] 63-68 (H)
05.09.2007vs SLO[L] 56-72 (A)
08.09.2007vs POL[L] 58-67 (A)
15.09.2007vs SLO[W] 90-72 (H)

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