An Under-20 Russian Women Hat-Trick In Turkey

28 June 2010

Russia won all three of their games at a friendly tournament in Turkey ahead of the U20 European Championship for Women, which tips off on July 15 in Latvia.

The Russians opened their account with a 76-64 triumph over the Netherlands and followed that up with victories over Romania (96-46) and Turkey in the title game, (71-56).

The Dutch, who also fell to Turkey, won the third-place game with an 86-33 mauling of Romania.

Russia will be in Group B at the U20 European Championship in Liepaja, Latvia, with Ukraine, Sweden and the tournament hosts.

Turkey will be in Group D with the Romanians, Lithuania and Belarus.

The Netherlands will compete in Group A against Bulgaria, Poland and France.


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