Spain are once again the U16 gold medal winners after shocking hosts Lithuania 70-64 in the finals of the Omnitel U16 European Championship Men.
This is the second gold medal for Spain in the U16 games after taking the gold medal three years ago in 2006.
Only five days ago imagining Spain in the finals of the Omnitel U16 European Championship would have feel like a pretty bizarre scenario.
Latvia was just about to finish sweeping the Spanish team on the way to an 85-58 win in the Qualifying Round.
Spain is back in the spotlight of Europe after qualifying to the Omnitel U16 European Championship Men finals following an 88-75 win over Serbia.
In the finals are waiting the hosts of the tournament from Lithuania, who earlier beat Poland in the first Semi-Final.
The list of semi-finalist is set and done after Spain won the fourth ticket with a 57-41 win over Turkey in the last Quarter-Final game of the Omnitel U16 European Championship Men.
Spain will face Serbia, who eliminated Russia earlier today, in hopes of return to the finals of the U16 European Championship after making it in 2006 and 2007 but missing it last year.
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