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World Championships U21 Basketball (Women)

The quarterfinals pairs and the stats of Preliminary Round - Jul 5, 2007

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Preliminary Round has been finished in FIBA U21 World Championship for Women. Eight teams out of twelve advanced to the Quarterfinals of the tournament. China, Japan, Spain and Mali will struggle for the 9-12 places.
Group A was the first to name 4 teams that qualified to the next round. China and Mali lost all the games before the game with each other and were eliminated from the group. In Group B three teams struggled for the last 4th spot and Brazil, thanking Hungary got the place in the Quarterfinals.
Sara Leemans (178-G/F-88) from Belgium was the top-scorer of the Prelimianry round averaging 21.0 points per game. Sandrine Gruda (192-F/C-87) from France showed some great games and stays second with 19.8. Hungarian Dora Horti (195-C-87) is third with 19.2 points per game.
Ouleymatou Coulibaly (-90) from Mali leads the Rebounds stats averaging 10.4. Tatiana Bokareva (191-C-86) from Russia stays second with 10.0 rebounds per game. Three players are third with 8.8 rebounds per game-Bishop, Doma and Lisina.
Australian Kathleen Macleod (166-G-86) leads the assists with 6.4 per game. Katalin Honti (178-G-87) from Hungary follows her with 5.4 per game. Marjorie Carpreaux (165-G-87) covers the third with 4 assists.

06 July 2007
9-12 places


Australia-Canada 13:30
France-Brazil 15:45
Russia-Hungary 18:00
USA-Belgium 20:15

USA tastes GOLD - Jul 8, 2007

Australia U21 - USA U21 71:96 (21:32, 19:23, 16:20, 17:21) Australia and USA started the Championship and it was a pleasure to see that both teams finished it. A tremendous tournament closed the doors for the FIBA U21 World Championship for Women. USA defended their title beating Australia in the Final 96:71. The North Americans claimed the Gold medals, while Silver went to Australia. Crystal Langhorne (188-C/F-86) was unstoppable for the winners with 23 points and 14 rebounds.   [read more]

The semifinals sent USA and Australia to the Final - Jul 8, 2007

USA and Australia will meet in the Final of FIBA U21 World Championship for Women. Both teams upset their opponents in the semifinals of the tournament. USA prevail Russia, while Australia rolled over France 88:81. Australia started with with a 8-0 run and were leading 25:14 at the end of the first quarter.   [read more]

Quarterfinals results and the whole coverage - Jul 6, 2007

Australia U21-Canada U21 98:57 (19:15, 20:17, 37:12, 22:13) Canada stayed tough in the first half against Australia in FIBA U21 World Championship for Women. In the game against Australia's Sapphires Canada had to admit the level later. The 18-year old center Cayla Francis (192-C-89) carried the Australia team all the way in the opening quarter then the Sapphires easily defeated Canada in the first quarterfinal game of the 2007 U21 World Championships 98:57.   [read more]

The quarterfinals pairs and the stats of Preliminary Round - Jul 5, 2007  
The last day of the Preliminary Round - Jul 4, 2007  
Day 4 results and the whole coverage - Jul 3, 2007  
All the results, stats and reports of Day 3 - Jul 2, 2007  
Second day results - Jul 1, 2007  
The summary of the first day - Jun 30, 2007  
1 Day Left: Schedule - Jun 28, 2007  
2 Days Left: Venue - Jun 27, 2007  
3 Days Left: Players - Jun 26, 2007  
4 Days Left: Teams - Jun 25, 2007  

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World Championships U21 Standings
Group A
 1. France 5-0 
 2. Russia 4-1 
 3. Canada 3-2 
 4. Belgium 2-3 
 5. China 1-4 
 6. Mali 0-5 
Group B
 1. USA 5-0 
 2. Australia 4-1 
 3. Hungary 3-2 
 4. Japan 1-4 
 5. Brazil 1-4 
 6. Spain 1-4 
Points Per Game
 1 S. Leemans BEL20.4 
 2 S. Gruda FRA19.6 
 3 D. Horti HUN17.5 
 4 J. O`Hea AUS16.5 
 5 R. Camino AUS15.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 1 N. Coulibaly MLI12.1 
 2 T. Bokareva RUS10 
 3 D. Horti HUN9.3 
 4 F. Nacimiento BRA9.1 
 5 C. Langhorne USA8.9 
Assists Per Game
 1 K. MacLeod AUS6.3 
 2 Carpreaux BEL5.1 
 3 K. Honti HUN4.4 
 4 J. De Souza BRA4.1 
 5 A. Yoshida JAP4.0 
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