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Russia win EuroBasket Women 2011

Hoopistani
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617   //    05 Jul 2011, 14:01 IST

Russian Women defeated Turkey in the Final of the European Women’s Basketball Championship – or EuroBasket Women – to win the tournament’s 2011 edition, which was held in Poland from June 18 – July 3, 2011.

In the Final, Russia were led by a 18 points and 12 rebounds by Maria Stepanova, as they eased passed Turkey, 59-42, to capture their third EuroBasket Women’s title. Russia’s Elena Danilochkina was named the MVP of the tournament.

Russia won the tournament’s gold medal, Turkey was given the silver, and France defeated the Czech Republic to secure bronze.

The ‘All Tournament’ team was: Maria Stepanova (Russia), Elena Danilochkina (Russia), Nevriye Yilmaz (Turkey), Eva Viteckova (Czech Republic), and Sandra Mandir (Croatia).

Hoopistani
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