Russia were crowned the OSTCHEM U20 European champions on Sunday after emerging victorious in a close-fought final against hosts Hungary.
Forward Tatiana Bokareva led four players in double figures as a strong second-half performance proved decisive for the Russians in their 77-68 success.
Evgenia Belyakova and Russia battled back from a 12-point first-half deficit to beat Spain 80-73 and advance to the final of the OSTCHEM U20 European Championship Women.
Genoveva Tapia Lopez's lay-up inside the final two minutes of the second quarter had given the Spaniards a 42-30 lead but the Russians held their nerve and eventually took the lead for good at the start of the fourth period at 60-58 on a lay-up by Belyakova.
Russia maintained their 100% record in Group F by thrashing Belgium 81-53 to clinch a spot in the semi-finals.
Tied at 14 in the first quarter, Russia scored 11 unanswered points to close the quarter and never looked back en route to the victory.
Russia beat Greece 71-46 in their second Quarter-final Round game in the OSTCHEM U20 European Championship Women in Hungary.
Tatiana Bokareva led the way with a fantastic performance, collecting 20 points and 14 rebounds to guide her team to a comfortable win.
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