Russia are the newly crowned title-winners of the U16 European Championship Women. In the final in Kozani they outclassed Croatia 71-53 to win it all.
Russia survived a late surge by France to win 66-59 in the first semi-final and make absolutely certain of a medal at the U16 European Championship Women 2010.
Ten days after it all started it all comes down to the lucky four teams of today's semi-finals, the ones who can still pursue their dream of becoming the 2010 U16 European Championship Women champions in Greece.
Russia is the first team to clinch a spot in the Semi-Final Round of the U16 European Championship Women. A strong second half paved the way for them to advance into the next stage with a 80-58 win over the Netherlands.
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