Russia impress on Day 2 at FIBA 3x3 U18 Europe Cup 2018

1 Sep 2018

DEBRECEN (FIBA 3x 3U18 Europe Cup 2018) - Russia's women were unstoppable on Day 2 at the FIBA 3x3 U18 Europe Cup 2018 in Debrecen, Hungary on September 1.

Last year's silver medalists finished undefeated in Pool D after dominating Lithuania in their first game and then avenged last year's final against Hungary.

In the other pool, Belgium could not be denied. They defeated both Czech Republic and the Netherlands. It will be last year's World Cup silver medalists who advance to the quarter-finals as they defeated the Dutch squad with a Tissot Buzzer Beater in overtime.

Women's quarter-finals
Ukraine-France
Russia-Czech Republic
Belgium-Hungary
Latvia-Spain

In the men's category, Romania defeated Spain in Pool B with Victor Bogdan scoring six 2-pointers. Both advanced to the knock-out games as Greece finished 0-2 for their event debut.

France won a thriller against Russia with another Tissot Buzzer Beater in overtime to top first in Pool D. Ireland, who were also making their debut at the U18 Europe Cup, made a good impression with a good dose of highlights.

Men's Quarter-Finals
Germany - Hungary
France-Spain
Romania- Russia
Serbia-Czech Republic

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