The bronze medal of the Termosteps U16 European Championship Men has a home after Turkey beat France 77-65 to finish the games with a happy face.
Turkey came very-very close to the finals, but eventually found the way to get on the podium thanks to a big performance in the medal game.
After a thriller in the first semi-final Lithuania made it easier in their meeting with France behind a 73-47 win to qualify to the finals of the Termostep U16 European Championship Men.
The domination of the Lithuanian team was spotted early, but only in the second half they managed to leave France far behind and climb to a double-digit margin, from which there was only one direction.
France stayed in the race for the semi-finals after an 88-65 win over Latvia in Group F of the Qualifying Round of the Termosteps U16 European Championship Men.
The French squad finished the group with a 4-1 record and will wait for the result of the last game of the day between Turkey and Russia that will decide if they made it to the top four or not.
France made a big step towards the semi-finals with a 67-60 win over Turkey in Group F of the Qualifying Round.
The win ties the record between both teams at 3-1.
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