A unique performance for Spain bestowed them their first ever gold medal in the U20 European Championship after an 82-70 victory over Italy in the grand final on Sunday night in Bilbao, Spain.
Nikola Mirotic is leaving Bilbao with a heavy load in his luggage. The Spain power forward collected first the title of the top scorer of the tournament, then a gold medal and finally, the MVP trophy.
The big stage is set and ready for the title game of the U20 European Championship of 2011 as the hosting side of Spain will take on Italy.
Spain earned a shot at the U20 European Championship title, which would be their first, after completing the frame of the gold medal game with an 87-60 win over Russia in the semi-final.
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