France claimed third place in the U18 European Championship Women on Sunday with a comprehensive 77-66 defeat of the Czech Republic in Budapest.
The French, whose title dreams were ended by Serbia & Montenegro in Saturday's semi-finals, effectively won the match in the first quarter after registering a 32-15 advantage.
Serbia & Montenegro cruised into the final of the U18 European Championship Women on Saturday night with a comprehensive 85-74 defeat of France in Budapest.
The Serbo-Montenegrins won all four quarters and were never seriously troubled by the French.
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