NEWS

30.07.2006
Sweden Clinch Bronze

Sweden capped a stunning 10 days at the Umcor U18 European Championship Women with a 62-57 win against Czech Republic to win the bronze medal.

"Our goal was to stay in the A group and not go back to the B group," said point guard Frida Eldebrink on her side's aspirations going into the competition.

29.07.2006
Spain Into Final

Spain ended Cinderella team Sweden's hopes of a gold medal at the Umcor European Championship on Saturday.

The two sides met in preliminary round play when Sweden pulled off a huge upset to beat the Spanish 49-48.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
4Frida Aili SF 1.80 22.04.1988 Lulea (SWE)  
5Eva Hägg-Myntti 1.73 23.07.1988 Lulea (SWE)  
6Frida Eldebrink SG 1.75 04.01.1988 Östertälje (SWE)  
7Kalis Loyd SF 1.88 05.04.1989 Copenhagen (DEN)  
8Sofia Klackenberg PF 1.85 29.01.1988 Lund (SWE)  
9Elin Eldebrink 1.74 04.01.1988 Östertälje (SWE)  
10Hanna Johansson 1.85 14.03.1989 Göteborg (SWE)  
11Agnes Nordström SF 1.82 05.11.1988 Danmark (SWE)  
12Malin Edlund SG 1.83 19.04.1988 Järfälla (SWE)  
13Frida Grahn 1.85 09.07.1988 Lulea (SWE)  
14Louice Halvarsson 1.91 15.01.1989 Södertälje (SWE)  
15Jenny Lidgren 1.91 30.07.1988 Stockholm (SWE)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Mikael Johansson

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28.07.2006
Eldebrink Sisters Continue Family Tradition

Family ties are evident nearly everywhere you look at the Umcor U18 European Championship Women.

Marta Bibrzycka’s bigger sister is senior national team and EuroLeague Women All-Star Agnieszka. Karis Loyd is the daughter of Otis Loyd, former coach of the Danish men’s national team, while Serbia & Montenegro’s Sonja Petrovic’s father was a longtime FIBA referee.

27.07.2006
Sweden Celebrate Semi-Final Qualification

Swedish Basketball is on the rise. That's the feeling among the supporters, players and coaching staff at the Umcor U18 Europen Championship Women as the team celebrated an 82-69 victory over Bulgaria.

The win not only qualifies Sweden for Saturday's final, but guarantees a berth at next year's FIBA U19 World Championship for Women.

Serbia & Montenegro Stay Unbeaten26.07.2006
Sweden Late Spurt Beats Lithuania25.07.2006
Sweden March On23.07.2006
Sweden Upset Spain22.07.2006
Sweden Stun Russia21.07.2006

Team

Sweden
Sweden

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSF. Eldebrink16.6
RTL. Halvarsson7.0
ASE. Eldebrink3.9
STE. Eldebrink2.6
BSL. Halvarsson0.3

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

21.07.2006vs RUS[W] 65-55
22.07.2006vs ESP[W] 49-48
23.07.2006vs TUR[W] 54-47
25.07.2006vs LTU[W] 55-44
26.07.2006vs SCG[L] 51-75
27.07.2006vs BUL[W] 82-69
29.07.2006vs ESP[L] 45-64
30.07.2006vs CZE[W] 62-57

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