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Ukraine confirm roster and look to end barren run at the Final Round
KYIV (FIBA EuroBasket Women 2017) - Ukraine have announced the players who will travel to FIBA EuroBasket Women 2017 and look to end their poor run of results at the Final Round.
As expected, they will be led by their inspirational swingman Alina Iagupova, whose athletic prowess and shooting ability gives them a potential MVP in any encounter.
Ukraine roster for FIBA EuroBasket Women 2017
|Arina Bilotserkivska||Kateryna Dorogobuzova||Vita Horobets||Alina Iagupova|
|Olesia Malashenko||Olga Maznichenko||D'Andra Moss||Lyudmyla Naumenko|
|Anna Olkhovyk||Ievgeniia Spitkovska||Taisiia Udodenko||Olga Yatskovets|
But to improve on their terrible 1-9 combined record since 2009, they will need to be a team and that means contributions coming from the likes of forwards Olesia Malashenko and Kateryna Dorogobuzova, along with naturalized guard. D'Andra Moss
Ukraine had been tipped as potential podium challengers after going through the Qualifiers without losing, but have been hit by the withdrawls in the paint of Aleksandra Khomenchuk, Viktoriya Mircheva and Valeriya Berzhynska - along with the influential Olga Dubrovina.
Ukraine have been pitched into Group A along with Czech Republic, Hungary and Spain.