Latvian and Serbian boys born in 2000 and later took part in the European Championship finals U18 will clash, who won Serbia. Serbs from this team currently hold the eight players, but the second half of the tournament made an unsuccessful U18 victory in U20.
Serbia has successfully started the tournament by winning in their group, which resulted in the eighth finals weak opponent, but Britain did not worry about it "as if" and won 77:72. Then the Serbs suffered a loss to Greece, yesterday also hopeless defeat against Italy (63:86), and now the game by 15-16. place. Unlike today Latvian colleagues, Serbia set a target high and deep felt failure.
The fourth best player of the tournament Mark Pekarskis – in the Serbian team an average of 18.5. The Latvian national team David Atelbauer still leads a successful tournament, and an average score of 17.5 – eighth of the most successful in the championship.
Senior coach of Latvia Kristaps Zeid, after yesterday's loss of Poland, which separates the fall of the elite in Latvia, said that after a year, most of this sample will be able to play in the U20 age group. For sample results are also posted Zeid, saying that the reason for the loss was the work of coaches.
European Championship in Israel today, the final match will end at 20:30, when the owners of domestic competitions competing with the Spanish team. For Israel U20 This is the third consecutive finals, and he also notes the current champion, while Spain will try to regain its title in 2016. Bronze match between France and Germany is scheduled for 18:15 and 13:45 Lithuanian youth with Turkey will play in fifth place.
Latvia U20 basketball team
|4||David Atelbauer||Ogre||S.||183||02/14/1999||ND (NCAA)|
|5||Armands Brest||Jelgava / School VEF / Liepaja||PF||205||31.07.2000||andorra|
|6||Elvis Brokans||Valmiera||S.||181||09/25/1999||Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences 2|
|7||Oscar Yakubs Glebavitski||School Ogre / WEF||SF||200||02.10.2000||debt VEF|
|8||Nick Arthur Lin||School of Cesis / VEF||PF||202||12.06.2000||debt VEF|
|9||Ralph Eagle||Ventspils||SF||194||26.05.2000||Ventspils University College|
|10||Bear Francis Gustav||debt VEF||PF||200||22.02.1999||Oral Roberts (NCAA)|
|11||Robert boiler||ridge||F||196||21.11.2000||Ridzene / Sports click|
|12||Rainer Herman||debt VEF||SG||193||21.06.2000||Jekabpils|
|13||Rodrigo Bumeyster||Ventspils / VEF School||S.||192||14.09.2000||debt VEF|
|14||Gustav Karlis Campus||ridge||SG||190||26.10.1999||LU / BS Riga|
|15||Ralph Bear||Ventspils||C||208||05.04.2000||Ventspils University College|
Head Coach: Krystaps Zeyds (Liepaja)
Coaches: Sandis Bushkevich (Neptūnas), Peteris Ozolins (Ogre)
Coach exercises: Jacob Greenberg
Physiotherapist: Ieva Pelshe
Manager: Janis Laganovska