Georgia Gets Silver, Armenia Wins the Tournament - 3 months ago
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22:2. Starting from the second quarter Georgians woke up from t... [read more]
The C Division cup went to Armenia. Georgia had a hard time, losing the possible award and the ticket to the B Division. Both teams reached the finals without losing a single game and the odds were telling the were no favorites in the finals, but Armenia gave no chance to the Georgian team. Their shots were precise from long and short distances, were playing perfect defense and at the end of the first period they were winning 22:2. Starting from the second quarter Georgians woke up from the 1st period nightmare and started playing better, but the Armenians were smoother and decided the fate of the game, winning the game by 66:22 overall and became the champions of the FIBA Europe C Division. The best player from Armenia was Dianna Ramazian with 19 points, Natalia Otkhmezuri (175-G/F-00) from Georgia scored 9 points. The 3rd place winner became Malta, who has defeated Andorra 71:63 and local Pharmaceutical company PSP gave out some special presents for the team, handed out by Head of Public Relations Dept. of PSP Ms. Natia Khabeishvili. FIBA gave out the special prize for the Local Organizing Committee Head Zuka Kotrikadze, handed out by Kamil Novac, Executive Director of FIBA for holding the event perfectly. The Fair Play ward was given to the Wales National Team, the captain Emily Stradling took the award. The All-Star became Sophie Abela (Malta), Natalia Otkhmezuri (Georgia), Ana Aslanyan (Armenia), Hannah Al-Tumi (Malta), and Adea Kastrati (Kosovo). Along with FIBA Executive Director, the GBF Secretary General Giorgi Kartvelishvili has given out the prize. The MVP became Natalia Otkhmezuri. The bronze Medals were given out by the deputy Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Shalva Gogoladze, and Head of LOC Zuka Kotrikadze. The Champions were awarded with medals by President of GBF Mikheil Gabrichidze and Kamil Novac, who handed out the Champions' Cup as well. Courtesy of: superleague.ge
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