Latvia is coming to Bucharest with a complete team to defend their trophy. “ They weren’t seeing us as a big team. Things have changed.”

Latvia is coming to Bucharest with a complete team to defend their trophy. “ They weren’t seeing us as a big team. Things have changed.”

Kārlis Lasmanis, Nauris Miezis, Agnis Čavars and Edgars Krumins come to Bucharest in the same formula they wrote history last year ,on the 9th July, at Amsterdam, winning the European title at 3×3 basketball for Latvia, after a fired up final against Slovenia, score 16-13.   The Serbian Bulut and Majstorovic stars have a well-defined mission: to protect their trophy- fact that teams like Romania and Slovenia weren’t able to do in the short history of the competition. The Baltics, managed to win against the World and European Champions at…

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Belgium aims for another podium finish in the women’s tournament, after winning the bronze medal on its debut, back in 2014

Belgium aims for another podium finish in the women’s tournament, after winning the bronze medal on its debut, back in 2014

Belgium returns to the European Championships in the women’s competition after a two-year absence. Bronze medalists in 2014, at the first appearance of the FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup on the calendar, Belgium is the least competitive team that will be showing up in Romania, according to the participating nations’ positions in the FIBA Federation Ranking (# 41). Belgium comes with a well-balanced team, both in terms of the age of the athletes and height. Fannie Vandesteene is the Belgian player with the most points in the World Rankings – a…

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The Qualifier’s Top Scorer and a quite petite playmaker to propel Belarus at its first FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup showing

The Qualifier’s Top Scorer and a quite petite playmaker to propel Belarus at its first FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup showing

FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup marks an absolute debut for Belarus’ women’s national team at this international level. Having failed to qualify for all the six previous World Championships, as well as for the three previous Europe Cups, the Belarusians come to Bucharest after a third place at FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup Qualifier, France, 2018. Ranked 27th in the FIBA Federation Ranking for Women, Belarus is all but a convenient outsider. Anastasiya Sushchyk, a 1,60 m playmaker, is one of the players to watch in Bucharest. The shortest basketball player on…

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