NEWS

09.08.2009
France Outhustle Russia For Bronze

France won the bronze medal game in Naples after a stellar first 20 minutes helped them claim a superb 75-46 victory over Russia.

It was very much a case of de ja vous for Russia Coach Anna Arkhipova Von Kalmanovich who has impressed as a coach during the tournament but was left to watch on helplessly as her team repeated the terrible start that proved so costly in yesterdays semi-final with Spain.

08.08.2009
Belgium Destroy French Title Dreams

A typically sparkling display from center Emma Meesseman was the highlight of another stunning Belgium performance as they booked their place in the Final with a 73-58 demolition of France.

Meesseman was scintillating with 18 points, 15 rebounds and 5 blocks to cement her place as one of the leading contenders for tournament MVP.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Claire Stievenard GF 1.79 15.09.1993 Lens (FRA)  
 5Sabrine Bouzenna PG 1.65 14.10.1993 Mulhouse (FRA)  
 6Esther Moisan Niamke PG 1.64 17.07.1993 M'Pody (CIV)  
 7Olivia Epoupa PG 1.64 30.04.1994 Paris (FRA)  
 8Laure Mercier PG 1.65 29.07.1993 Lyon (FRA)  
 9Alice Nayo PF 1.86 16.01.1993 Gonesse (FRA)  
10Sara Chevaugeon SG 1.77 12.02.1993 La Rochelle (FRA)  
11Margaux Galliou SF 1.83 12.04.1993 Sébastien-sur-Loire (FRA)  
12Jodie Cornelie PF 1.93 20.04.1993 Le-Pont-de-Beauvoisin (FRA)  
13Caroline Plust SG 1.70 29.07.1993 Cucq (FRA)  
14Christelle Diallo 1.93 12.03.1993 Issy-les-Moulineaux (FRA)  
15Marie Mbuyamba PF 1.84 05.01.1993 Courbevoie (FRA)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Arnaud Guppillotte
Assistant Coach: Julien Egloff ,
Anne Christine Stein ,
Catherine Melain

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07.08.2009
Epic Quadruple-Overtime Drama As France Beat Turkey

France got out of jail to stay in the hunt for medals after a sensational comeback helped them claim the last semi-final spot with a stunning quadruple overtime 99-96 win over Turkey.

In a dramatic marathon that finished not too long before midnight, Turkey were left shattered and ready to pick up the pieces after they blew numerous opportunities to kill off French hopes.

05.08.2009
Russia Lock Down France To Clinch Group F

France crashed to their first loss of the tournament in spectacular fashion as Russia claimed top spot in Group F with a stunning defensive effort in their 57-41 victory.

The result left Russia Coach Anna Arkhipova Von Kalmanovich delighted with the effort of her team as they bounced back from their disappointing and shock loss to Poland.

Greece Give Stellar Performance, Still Fall To France04.08.2009
France Lock Down Czechs Win03.08.2009
24 Seconds With Arnaud Guppillotte02.08.2009
Les Bleues Soar To Another Victory01.08.2009
No Chance For Poland As France Cruise31.07.2009
Les Bleues Show Up Sharp, Beat Lithuania30.07.2009

Team

France
France

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSC. Diallo10.8
RTM. Galliou7.7
ASL. Mercier2.0
STO. Epoupa3.6
BSC. Diallo0.9

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

30.07.2009vs LTU[W] 72-52
31.07.2009vs POL[W] 96-39
01.08.2009vs GER[W] 77-42
03.08.2009vs CZE[W] 55-31
04.08.2009vs GRE[W] 59-54
05.08.2009vs RUS[L] 41-57
07.08.2009vs TUR[W] 99-96
08.08.2009vs BEL[L] 58-73
09.08.2009vs RUS[W] 75-46

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