New bar set for GB women’s basketball

New bar set for GB women’s basketball

They may have missed out on a bronze medal at this year's FIBA Women's EuroBasket, but they have secured a place in next year's Olympic Qualifying Tournaments

GREAT BRITAIN couldn’t sign off their best ever performance at a FIBA Women’s EuroBasket with a maiden medal at the event, but now left Belgrade proud of their amazing and historic success.

Missing out on the bronze medal to local favourites Serbia who secured a comfortable 81-55 success, Chema Buceta and his team can reflect not only on their best ever finish by some distance, but a place in next year’s Olympic Qualifying Tournaments.

Temi Fagbenle also had further reasons to celebrate, since her 23 points solidified her as a member of the tournament all-star five.

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