Israel and Greece can rest easy after ensuring their spot in the Division A for the next year thanks to two wins in the first two games of the Classification Round in the Omnitel U16 European Championship Men on Wednesday.
Ukraine and the Czech Republic are the two teams to be relegated to Division B.
Israel and Greece made their first step towards remaining in Division A after winning the debut game in the 13-16 Classification Round.
Greece wrote a big 82-46 point win over the Czech Republic that could turn out crucial in their favor in case the goal differences will decide the fate of the teams.
At the end of the Preliminary Round Russia stand on top of Group B in the Omnitel U16 European Championship Men following a 93-71 victory over Poland.
Russia finished the stage with a perfect 3-0 record, while Poland is in the Qualifying Round in second place holding a 2-1 record.
Russia is in the Qualifying Round after a 76-52 victory over Greece in Group B of the Omnitel U16 European Championship Men.
A big third quarter run made the difference in favor of Russia after a close first half.
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