Russia Hang On To Capture Gold
Anastasiya Shilova poured in 21 points including five of Russia's 12 three-pointers in guiding Russia to the gold medal of the U20 European Championship for Women with a thrilling 75-74 victory over Spain.

Tournament Most Valuable Player Anastasia Logunova scored 12 points, Tatiana Petrushina had 10 points and reserve center Liubov Paskalenko came off the bench for nine points and four blocks as Russia won their fifth U20 women's title following crowns in 2000, 2004, 2006 and 2008.
Rich Winning History Helps Spain Into Final
No head coach, 3,000 hostile fans screaming at you and trailing by nine in the fourth quarter. No problem if you're Spain, who showed tremendous resiliency in overcoming Latvia 56-52 to set up a date with Russia in the final of the U20 European Championship for Women.

But it's five summers of winning youth gold and silver medals that helped Spain through the tough moments in Liepaja and reach the U20 women's final for the third time. And the Iberians are looking to take one step up from the 2009 silver and add 2010 gold to their 2007 title.



NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Leonor Rodriguez SG 1.80 21.10.1991 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ESP)  
 5Mireia Vila 1.83 02.01.1991 Barcelona (ESP)  
 6Cristina Ouvina PG 1.74 18.09.1990 Zaragoza (ESP)  
 7Marta Tudanca GF 1.80 10.04.1990 Vitoria Gasteiz (ESP)  
 8Miriam Foraste 1.90 01.03.1991 Barcelona (ESP)  
 9Elena Espiau  1.78 18.05.1990 Barcelona (ESP)  
10Marta Xargay 1.80 20.12.1990 Girona (ESP)  
11Vega Gimeno SF 1.85 08.01.1991 Valencia (ESP)  
12Amaya Gastaminza 1.89 27.02.1991 Pamplona (ESP)  
13Vanessa Blé PF 1.91 12.08.1991 Abidjan (CIV)  
14Laura Gil 1.92 24.04.1992 Murcia (ESP)  
15Miriam Bolivar FC 1.88 13.12.1990 Palma (ESP)  


Head Coach: Lucas Mondelo
Assistant Coach: Anna Caula Paretas ,
Cesar Ruperez Garcia

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Spain Gut Out Semi-final Win Over Latvia
Spain overcame a hostile crowd and playing the final five minutes without their coach to come back and beat hosts Latvia 56-52 to reach the final of the U20 European Championship for Women where they will play Russia for the gold medal.

Marta Xargay had 13 points, Amaya Gastaminza collected 13 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks and Leonor Rodriguez hit for 12 points including a big three-pointer later in the victory, which saw coach Lucas Mondelo get sent to the dressing room for a second technical foul.
Spain Narrowly Avoid Upset At Hands Of Ukraine
Marta Xargay made two free throws with 6.5 seconds left to give Spain a spot in the semi-finals of the U20 European Championship for Women with a 75-74 victory over Ukraine, who saw Olesia Malashenko's jumper with 1.5 seconds remaining bounce off the rim and out.

Xargay had 18 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals while Leonor Rodriguez scored 20 points and Vega Gimeno added 14 points for Spain, who will play either hosts Latvia or Turkey for a spot in Sunday's final.
Spain Top Group, Turkey Third21.07.2010
Spain Rally Past Lithuania20.07.2010
Balanced Spain Crush Belarus19.07.2010
Sidelines To Spotlight For Spain Stars17.07.2010
Group C: Serbia And Spain Set For Showdown16.07.2010
Group C: Serbia Double Up On Germany, Spain Cruise15.07.2010
Mondelo Includes Four American-Based Players In U20 Group15.06.2010
Mondelo Enthusiastic About Summer With U20 Women21.05.2010
France Champions, Overpower Spain In Final19.07.2009




PTSM. Xargay13.8
RTV. Blé6.8
ASC. Ouvina3.8
STC. Ouvina2.4
BSA. Gastaminza1.4


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15.07.2010vs ITA[W] 74-50
16.07.2010vs GER[W] 79-43
17.07.2010vs SRB[W] 75-67
19.07.2010vs BLR[W] 91-69
20.07.2010vs LTU[W] 80-68
21.07.2010vs TUR[W] 80-57
23.07.2010vs UKR[W] 75-74
24.07.2010vs LAT[W] 56-52
25.07.2010vs RUS[L] 74-75



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