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The 2007 European Women Basketball Championship, commonly called EuroBasket Women 2007, was the 31st regional championship held by FIBA Europe. The competition was held in Italy and took place from September 24, 2007 to October 7, 2007. Russia won the gold medal and Spain the silver medal while Belarus won the bronze. Amaya Valdemoro from Spain was named the tournament MVP.

EuroBasket 2007 Women
31st FIBA European Women's
Basketball Championship
EuroBasket Women 2007 logo.gif
Tournament details
Host nationItaly
DatesSeptember 24 – October 7
Teams16 
(from 49 federations)
Venues
(in 4 host cities)
Attendance6,986
Champions Russia
(2nd title)
MVPSpain Amaya Valdemoro
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points Belgium Wauters 19.7  Russia 71.2
Rebounds Russia Stepanova 10.0  Russia 45.8
Assists France Lawson-Wade 4.3  Czech Republic 14.1
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Contents

QualificationEdit

SquadsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Times given below are in Central European Summer Time (UTC+2).

Group AEdit

Team Pts. W L PCT PF PA Diff
  Czech Republic 6 3 0 1.000 231 149 +82
  Latvia 5 2 1 0.667 194 205 −11
  Turkey 4 1 2 0.333 194 217 −23
  Israel 3 0 3 0.000 174 222 −48
September 24
18:30
Turkey   62–73   Latvia
Scoring by quarter: 18–18, 14–20, 17–21, 13–14
September 24
21:00
Israel   43–75   Czech Republic
Scoring by quarter: 11–17, 13–18, 7–19, 12–21
September 25
18:30
Latvia   77–73   Israel
Scoring by quarter: 17–12, 13–27, 23–18, 24–16
September 25
21:00
Czech Republic   86–62   Turkey
Scoring by quarter: 20–13, 19–10, 29–19, 18–20
September 26
18:30
Israel   58–70   Turkey
Scoring by quarter: 18–17, 23–26, 4–18, 13–9
September 26
21:00
Latvia   44–70   Czech Republic
Scoring by quarter: 11–15, 13–22, 9–17, 11–16

Group BEdit

Team Pts. W L PCT PF PA Diff
  Belgium 6 3 0 1.000 203 177 +26
  Lithuania 5 2 1 0.667 191 175 +16
  Germany 4 1 2 0.333 195 210 −15
  Romania 3 0 3 0.000 199 226 −27
September 24
18:00
Romania   78–85   Germany
Scoring by quarter: 19–25, 21–17, 19–26, 19–17
September 24
20:30
Belgium   68–53   Lithuania
Scoring by quarter: 21–9, 11–10, 25–16, 11–18
September 25
18:00
Germany   53–61   Belgium
Scoring by quarter: 10–18, 12–15, 18–15, 13–13
September 25
20:30
Lithuania   67–50   Romania
Scoring by quarter: 24–16, 11–11, 15–11, 17–12
September 26
18:00
Belgium   74–71   Romania
Scoring by quarter: 20–23, 16–19, 23–16, 15–13
September 26
20:30
Germany   57–71   Lithuania
Scoring by quarter: 18–20, 16–16, 13–15, 10–20

Group CEdit

Team Pts. W L PCT PF PA Diff
  Russia 6 3 0 1.000 209 161 +48
  France 5 2 1 0.667 181 161 +20
  Italy 4 1 2 0.333 168 179 −11
  Greece 3 0 3 0.000 152 209 −57
September 24
15:30
Italy   55–60   Russia
Scoring by quarter: 18–22, 13–12, 8–8, 16–18
September 24
18:00
France   58–50   Greece
Scoring by quarter: 17–13, 10–6, 13–13, 18–18
September 25
15:30
Greece   55–65   Italy
Scoring by quarter: 13–21, 14–15, 10–13, 18–16
September 25
18:00
Russia   63–59   France
Scoring by quarter: 21–13, 18–15, 13–13, 11–18
September 26
15:30
Italy   48–64   France
Scoring by quarter: 6–11, 10–17, 19–11, 13–25
September 26
18:00
Greece   47–86   Russia
Scoring by quarter: 13–29, 9–15, 12–21, 13–21
Chieti
Attendance: 1000
Referees: Vaclav Lukes(CZE), Oskars Lucis (LAT), Vladimir Tsekov(BUL)

Group DEdit

Team Pts. W L PCT PF PA Diff
  Spain 6 3 0 1.000 218 190 +28
  Belarus 5 2 1 0.667 233 195 +38
  Serbia 4 1 2 0.333 217 228 −11
  Croatia 3 0 3 0.000 188 243 −55
September 24
18:00
Belarus   62–76   Spain
Scoring by quarter: 12–17, 15–23, 24–20, 11–16
September 24
20:30
Serbia   88–70   Croatia
Scoring by quarter: 16–21, 22–19, 24–16, 26–14
September 25
18:00
Croatia   66–92   Belarus
Scoring by quarter: 11–18, 14–26, 18–24, 23–24
September 25
20:30
Spain   79–76   Serbia
Scoring by quarter: 21–17, 22–19, 17–18, 19–22
September 26
18:00
Belarus   79–53   Serbia
Scoring by quarter: 21–16, 22–20, 17–11, 19–6
September 26
20:30
Croatia   52–63   Spain
Scoring by quarter: 9–14, 18–15, 19–17, 6–17

Qualifying roundEdit

Qualified for the quarterfinals

Group EEdit

Team Pts. W L PCT PF PA Diff
  Czech Republic 9 4 1 0.800 350 297 +53
  Latvia 9 4 1 0.800 332 291 +31
  Belgium 8 3 2 0.600 350 310 +40
  Lithuania 7 2 3 0.400 304 337 −33
  Turkey 6 1 4 0.200 324 374 −50
  Germany 6 1 4 0.200 274 315 −41
September 28
16:00
Turkey   63–85   Belgium
Scoring by quarter: 10–29, 16–20, 20–23, 17–13
September 28
18:30
Lithuania   46–76   Latvia
Scoring by quarter: 9–15, 14–20, 11–22, 12–19
September 28
21:00
Germany   54–47   Czech Republic
Scoring by quarter: 17–14, 8–12, 13–12, 16–9
September 30
16:00
Germany   63–76   Turkey
Scoring by quarter: 15–22, 13–22, 13–16, 22–16
September 30
18:30
Czech Republic   75–67   Lithuania
Scoring by quarter: 19–24, 16–21, 21–11, 19–11
September 30
21:00
Latvia   69–66   Belgium
Scoring by quarter: 11–18, 15–10, 28–16, 15–22
October 2
16:00
Lithuania   67–61   Turkey
Scoring by quarter: 16–15, 18–15, 13–19, 20–12
October 2
18:30
Belgium   70–72   Czech Republic
Scoring by quarter: 21–19, 17–16, 20–23, 12–14
Vasto
Attendance: 600
Referees: Chantal Julien (FRA), Marius Ciulin (ROM), Jasmina Tatic (SRB)
October 2
21:00
Latvia   60–47   Germany
Scoring by quarter: 23–13, 9–19, 17–5, 12–10
Qualified for the quarterfinals

Group FEdit

Team Pts. W L PCT PF PA Diff
  Russia 9 4 1 0.800 339 303 +36
  Spain 9 4 1 0.800 346 319 +27
  France 8 3 2 0.600 316 294 +22
  Belarus 7 2 3 0.400 340 339 +1
  Italy 6 1 4 0.200 282 312 −30
  Serbia 6 1 4 0.200 299 355 −56
September 29
15:30
Italy   64–79   Spain
Scoring by quarter: 18–25, 14–22, 15–16, 17–16
September 29
18:30
Serbia   67–65   Russia
Scoring by quarter: 25–17, 11–13, 11–14, 20–21
September 29
21:00
Belarus   60–72   France
Scoring by quarter: 18–15, 15–26, 16–12, 11–19
Ortona
Attendance: 1000
Referees: Davorin Nakic (CRO), Lahdo Sharro(SWE), Petra Kremer(GER)
October 1
15:30
Serbia   43–64   Italy
Scoring by quarter: 12–17, 8–14, 13–16, 10–17
Ortona
Attendance: 1000
Referees: Seffi Shemmesh (ISR), Lahdo Sharro(SWE), Oskars Lucis(LAT)
October 1
18:30
Russia   87–73   Belarus
Scoring by quarter: 24–15, 17–16, 27–9, 19–33
October 1
21:00
France   53–63   Spain
Scoring by quarter: 9–13, 20–16, 17–11, 7–23
October 3
15:30
Belarus   66–51   Italy
Scoring by quarter: 19–15, 19–15, 12–8, 16–13
October 3
18:30
Spain   49–64   Russia
Scoring by quarter: 13–16, 9–8, 20–21, 7–19
Ortona
Attendance: 1000
Referees: Seffi Shemmesh (ISR), Lahdo Sharro(SWE), Petra Kremer(GER)
October 3
21:00
France   68–60   Serbia
Scoring by quarter: 18–23, 21–11, 17–13, 12–13

Knockout stageEdit

Championship bracketEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
October 4, 2007 – Chieti
 
 
  Czech Republic46
 
October 6, 2007 – Chieti
 
  Belarus52
 
  Belarus54
 
October 5, 2007 – Chieti
 
  Spain70
 
  Belgium53
 
October 7, 2007 – Chieti
 
  Spain72
 
  Spain68
 
October 4, 2007 – Chieti
 
  Russia74
 
  Latvia66
 
October 6, 2007 – Chieti
 
  France62
 
  Latvia36
 
October 5, 2007 – Chieti
 
  Russia67 Third place
 
  Lithuania58
 
October 7, 2007 – Chieti
 
  Russia75
 
  Belarus72
 
 
  Latvia63
 

5th place bracketEdit

 
Semi-finalsFifth place
 
      
 
October 6, 2007 – Chieti
 
 
  Czech Republic75
 
October 7, 2007 – Chieti
 
  Belgium50
 
  Czech Republic93
 
October 6, 2007 – Chieti
 
  Lithuania54
 
  France65
 
 
  Lithuania67
 
Seventh place
 
 
October 7, 2007 – Chieti
 
 
  Belgium72
 
 
  France63

QuarterfinalsEdit

October 4
18:30
Latvia   66–62   France
Scoring by quarter: 13–10, 15–8, 16–22, 22–22
Pts: Basko 17
Rebs: Tamane, Jansone 8
Asts: Basko 6
Pts: Gruda 14
Rebs: Le Dréan, Gruda, Sauret-Gillespie, Yacoubou 5
Asts: Sauret-Gillespie 6
October 4
21:00
Czech Republic   46–52   Belarus
Scoring by quarter: 15–11, 12–20, 14–8, 5–13
Pts: Veselá 11
Rebs: Machová, Kulichová 8
Asts: Veselá, Machová, Vitecková 2
Pts: Leuchanka, Marchanka 11
Rebs: Veremeenko 7
Asts: Kress 2
October 5
18:30
Lithuania   58–75   Russia
Scoring by quarter: 25–21, 12–14, 15–24, 6–16
Pts: Marcauskaité 14
Rebs: Marcauskaité 7
Asts: Valuzyte 4
Pts: Arteshina 17
Rebs: Osipova 10
Asts: Rakhmatulina, Korstin, Osipova 3
October 5
21:00
Belgium   53–72   Spain
Scoring by quarter: 20–18, 11–14, 13–22, 9–18
Pts: Wauters 19
Rebs: Wauters 10
Asts: De Mondt 3
Pts: Valdemoro 19
Rebs: Montañana, Pascua 7
Asts: Aguilar, Palau, Martinez 2

Classification roundsEdit

October 6
13:30
Classif. 5–8
France   65–67   Lithuania
Scoring by quarter: 14–13, 19–14, 24–23, 8–17
Pts: Yacoubou 15
Rebs: Dijon, Yacoubou 6
Asts: Lawson-Wade 9
Pts: Sulciute 21
Rebs: Valuzyte 10
Asts: Valuzyte 6
October 6
16:00
Classif. 5–8
Czech Republic   75–50   Belgium
Pts: Uhrová 15
Rebs: Hartigová 10
Asts: Vitecková 4
Pts: Wauters 17
Rebs: Wauters 6
Asts: Carpréaux, Wambe 3
October 7
12:15
7th place
Belgium   72–63   France
Scoring by quarter: 18–19, 14–9, 15–19, 25–16
Pts: Wauters 25
Rebs: Wauters 8
Asts: Wambe, De Mondt, Wauters 3
Pts: Gruda 23
Rebs: Ndongue 9
Asts: Lawson-Wade 4
October 7
14:30
5th place
Czech Republic   93–54   Lithuania
Scoring by quarter: 28–12, 21–6, 17–18, 27–18
Pts: Vitecková 16
Rebs: Hartigová, Vitecková 6
Asts: Vecerová, Vitecková 4
Pts: Egle Sulciute 10
Rebs: Marcauskaité 6
Asts: Marcauskaité 2

SemifinalsEdit

October 6
18:30
Latvia   36–67   Russia
Scoring by quarter: 17–16, 4–11, 8–20, 7–20
Pts: Jēkabsone-Žogota 18
Rebs: Kublina 10
Asts: Eglite 3
Pts: Arteshina 16
Rebs: Osipova 12
Asts: Rakhmatulina, Stepanova 2
October 6
21:00
Belarus   54–70   Spain
Pts: Troina 10
Rebs: Veremeenko 11
Asts: Padabed 3
Pts: Montañana 14
Rebs: Pascua 8
Asts: Montañana 4
Chieti
Attendance: 1000
Referees: Milija Vojinovic (SRB), Marius Ciulin (ROM), Emin Mogulkoc (TUR)

Third place gameEdit

October 7
17:00
Belarus   72–63   Latvia
Scoring by quarter: 16–17, 16–7, 23–13, 17–26
Pts: Veremeenko 15
Rebs: Leuchanka 9
Asts: Marchanka 7
Pts: Jansone 23
Rebs: Jansone 7
Asts: Kublina 4

FinalEdit

October 7
19:30
Spain   68–74   Russia
Scoring by quarter: 13–23, 11–21, 21–9, 23–21
Pts: Valdemoro 26
Rebs: Valdemoro 8
Asts: Lima, Palau 3
Pts: Korstin 18
Rebs: Stepanova 10
Asts: Rakhmatulina 5


 Eurobasket Women 2007 Champion 
 
Russia
Second title


Eurobasket Women 2007 MVP: Amaya Valdemoro (  Spain)

All EuroBasket Women 2007 team:

Final standingsEdit

Place Team
1   Russia
2   Spain
3   Belarus
4   Latvia
5   Czech Republic
6   Lithuania
7   Belgium
8   France
9–12   Turkey
  Germany
  Italy
  Serbia
13–16   Israel
  Romania
  Greece
  Croatia

Olympic qualificationEdit

The team qualified directly to Beijing 2008:

The following four teams have assured a place in the Olympic qualifying tournament:

External linksEdit