NEWS

15.07.2007
Italy Clinch Bronze, First Medal Since 1994


It's not the gold, but co-hosts Italy collected their first medal at the U20 European Championship Men since 1994 in beating Russia 74-63 for the bronze.

Luigi Da Tome (pictured) led the way with 26 points and Pietro Aradori added 11 points for the 1992 gold medal winners and 1994 runners-up.

14.07.2007
Invincible Spain Edge Russia For Place In Final

Spain advanced to the final of the U20 European Championship Men for the first time since 2002 and third time overall after Pau Ribas scored 21 points including two late free throws to secure a 76-69 victory over Russia.

The 1996 and 2002 silver medallists played a superb team game and in the end overcame a bigger Russian side to reach Sunday's finale in Gorizia as the only undefeated team left in the tournament.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Aleksandr Pushkin 2.03 14.04.1987 Kuybyshev (RUS)  
 5Artur Urazmanov PG 1.86 16.08.1987 Perm (RUS)  
 6Pavel Sergeev PG 1.87 28.07.1987 Leningrad (RUS)  
 7Artem Iakovenko FC 2.06 02.08.1988 Krasnodarsky (RUS)  
 8Iliya Syrovatko GF 1.92 01.08.1988 Moscow (RUS)  
 9Igor Smygin 1.76 01.04.1987 Ufa (RUS)  
10Aleksey Shved 1.98 16.12.1988 Belgorod (RUS)  
11Andrey Vorontsevich PF 2.07 17.07.1987 Omsk (RUS)  
12Maxim Krivosheev FC 2.05 17.08.1988 Omsk (RUS)  
13Maxim Sheleketo 2.05 04.01.1987 Igevsk (RUS)  
14Petr Gubanov PF 2.07 03.04.1987 Kyibichevskaya (RUS)  
15Anatoly Kashirov 2.15 19.05.1987 Moscow (RUS)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Andrey Maltsev
Assistant Coach: Dmitry Shakulin ,
Leonid Spirin

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12.07.2007
Russia Break Slovenia Hearts
There will not be a semi-final or final between the co-hosts Italy and Slovenia after Russia knocked off the Slovenians 63-55 to book their spot in Saturday's semi-finals of the U20 European Championship Men.

Russia's defence held Slovenia scoreless over the final five possessions and forced 23 turnovers in the game while Petr Gubanov provided a crucial offensive spark off the bench for the victory in the final game in Group E.

11.07.2007
Serbia Defeat Russia, Move Closer To Semis
Reigning champions Serbia used an 11-0 fourth quarter run to beat Russia 71-65 in Group E on Wednesday and move a step closer to reaching the semi-finals of the U20 European Championship Men.

Dragan Labovic scored 16 points, Marko Djurkovic added 13 and Milos Teodosic had 11 points and five assists for Serbia, who improved to 3-1 in the group.

Russia Stage Comeback To Top France10.07.2007
Group B: Russia, Turkey Advance, Lithuania Stun Greece08.07.2007
Group B: Russia 2-0, Greece Down Turkey07.07.2007
Group B: Turkey Knock Off Lithuania, Russia Down Greece06.07.2007

Team

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Russia
Russia

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSA. Shved16.3
RTA. Vorontsevich5.8
ASA. Urazmanov2.4
STA. Urazmanov2.0
BSM. Krivosheev0.8

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

06.07.2007vs GRE[W] 78-70
07.07.2007vs LTU[W] 69-61
08.07.2007vs TUR[W] 88-74
10.07.2007vs FRA[W] 84-79
11.07.2007vs SRB[L] 65-71
12.07.2007vs SLO[W] 63-55
14.07.2007vs ESP[L] 69-76
15.07.2007vs ITA[L] 63-74

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