NEWS

05.08.2007
Sweden Grab Fifth From Russia

Cleopatra Forsman B. Goga collected 10 points, nine rebounds, five assists and five steals as Sweden captured a best-ever fifth-place showing at the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women by beating Russia 60-55.

Amanda Zahui Bazoukou had 16 points and 13 rebounds for her fifth double-double of the U16 event.

04.08.2007
Russia Subs Sink Hungary

Anastasiya Shilova scored 12 points and fellow bench player Veronika Dorosheva added 10 as Russia's reserves guided Russia to a 63-44 victory over Hungary in the games for 5th-8th Place at the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women.

The Russian bench players out-scored the first five 34-29 with Alexandra Tarasova the only starter with 10 points or more.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Veronika Dorosheva 1.88 04.03.1991 Moscow (RUS)  
 5Viktoria Medvedeva PF 1.83 25.04.1991 Leningrad (RUS)  
 6Olga Omelchenko GF 1.83 23.10.1991 Kuybyshev (RUS)  
 7Jana Matveeva SF 1.87 01.03.1992 Samara (RUS)  
 8Olga Bogdanova GF 1.72 13.03.1991 Samara (RUS)  
 9Olga Sokolovskaya PG 1.73 26.07.1991 Ukraine (UKR)  
10Anastasiya Shilova SF 1.86 10.01.1991 Krasnoyarsk (RUS)  
11Aleksandra Tarasova PF 1.94 21.02.1991 Samara (RUS)  
12Anastasia Pasynkova PG 1.70 03.01.1992 Ekaterinburg (RUS)  
13Svetlana Guseva 1.89 10.07.1991 Moscow (RUS)  
14Evgeniya Finogentova PG 1.75 23.02.1991 Tatarstan (RUS)  
15Svetlana Kovalenko 1.84 10.06.1991 Samara (RUS)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Elena Khoudachova
Assistant Coach: Marina Kurilchuk

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02.08.2007
Russia Rally To Edge Belgium

With a berth in the semi-finals hanging in the balance, Russia needed a late fight-back to knock off a motivated Belgium and give themselves excellent chances of making the top four of the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women.

Alexandra Tarasova scored 11 of her 19 points in the final four minutes and grabbed 15 rebounds for Russia, who improved to 4-1 in Group F and awaited the result of the France-Spain showdown to see if they made Saturday's semis.

02.08.2007
Khoudachova: Russia Working Hard On Defense

Russia shocked Spain with a 63-60 victory to take a giant leap towards the semi-finals of the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women and handing the reigning champions their first loss since 2005 and only their second defeat in the past four U16 tournaments.

Russia have won just a 2004 bronze and 2001 silver at the U16 level since taking gold at 11 of the first 12 competitions (the final three as Russia) until 1997.
Russia Comeback Shocks Spain01.08.2007
Group F: Russia Top Latvia, Stay In Race For Semis31.07.2007
Group D: Russia, Ukraine Qualify With France29.07.2007
Group D: France Top Russia, Ukraine Stun Greece28.07.2007
Group D: Russia Outlast Ukraine, France Outclass Greece27.07.2007

Team

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TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSA. Tarasova17.1
RTA. Tarasova12.3
ASV. Medvedeva1.8
STA. Pasynkova1.8
BSA. Tarasova3.0

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

27.07.2007vs UKR[W] 82-68
28.07.2007vs FRA[L] 68-87
29.07.2007vs GRE[W] 75-57
31.07.2007vs LAT[W] 89-74
01.08.2007vs ESP[W] 63-60
02.08.2007vs BEL[W] 72-67
04.08.2007vs HUN[W] 63-44
05.08.2007vs SWE[L] 55-60

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