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28 July
04 August, 2019
Dimitrios Makris (CYP), Evripides Andreou (CYP), 32 Andreas Constantinou (CYP), 15 Jo Jo Miguel Garcia (CYP), 14 Constantinos Orphanos (CYP), 13 Nikolaos Papadimitriou (CYP), 12 Ivan Bolshakov (CYP), 10 Charis Christoudias (CYP), 9 Aineas Jung (CYP), 8 Sotiris Miltiadis (CYP), 7 Antreas Pafitis (CYP), 5 Ioannis Rodosthenous (CYP), 4 Andreas Himonas (CYP), 3 Charalampos Dimitriou (CYP)
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Cyprus overcome Final hurdle to end title wait; Albania finish with bronze

ANDORRA LA VELLA (Andorra) - Cyprus finally captured the FIBA U18 European Championship, Division C title after overcoming Monaco in a thrilling Final.

It was a one-point game with 1:10 remaining, but Cyprus closed out a 67-59 triumph with a decisive 7-0 run to end their run of successive silvers at the event and a claim the first title since 2001.

Andreas Himonas put up a team-high 20 points in the win with Aineas Jung posting 16 points and 12 rebounds in a full 40-minute effort with their side recovering from an early deficit.

Monaco had led 20-13 inside the opening quarter and re-gained the lead to head into the final quarter before a 25-14 fourth period secured the title for Cyprus.

Nils Gasser had 27 points in vain in defeat with teammate Jordan Ratton adding a double-double of 16 points and 14 rebounds along with 7 blocks.

Meanwhile, the third step on the podium went to Albania as they defeated San Marino 66-58 behind 18 points and 14 boards from Samuel Skendaj.

Gibraltar took fifth place after going 4-0 in the 5-9 Classification Round with hosts Andorra just behind after they rounded out their tournament with a 56-52 success over Malta.