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August 2023
8 Iida Riihela (FIN)
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Finland, France and Spain stay unbeaten, Round of 16 pairings set

IZMIR (Turkey) - The Group Stage at the FIBA U16 Women's European Championship 2023 came to a close on Sunday, as the Round of 16 matchups are now set for action on Tuesday.

Stay up to date with the tournament and check out the latest resultsgroup standings and competition system for all the information you need.

Key Storylines

- Finland, France, Spain enter Round of 16 unbeaten
- Arnautovic and Bilic propel Croatia to second consecutive win
- Italy battle back from down 13 against Poland, claim first place in Group C

Top Performers

Tjasa Turnsek was a key contributor in Slovenia's 15-point victory over Greece and posted a gameday-high 26 efficiency after having 22 points and 9 rebounds while converting 6-of-8 shots from the field and 10-of-11 from the free-throw line.

Hana Arnautovic helped Croatia finish 2-1 in the Group Phase thanks to a big stat line of a 19-point, 11-rebound double-double in addition to 7 assists and 3 steals for an efficiency of 25.

Italy's Isabel Hassan had a strong showing in the team's 13-point comeback victory against Poland with a game-high 18 points and 16 rebounds, along with 5 blocks, 3 assists and 3 steals for an efficiency of 24.

Arnautovic's teammate Lena Bilic was also a top performer as she put up a well-rounded performance with a team-high 22 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals for an efficiency of 23.

There was an efficiency of 22 for Serbia's Jovana Popovic who had a good game in a win over hosts Turkey, recording a double-double of 20 points, 10 assists and 4 rebounds.

Results of the Day

Group A

Finland 80-56 Portugal
Czech Republic 63-72 Latvia

Group B

France 70-50 Hungary
Turkey 70-79 Serbia

Group C

Croatia 81-70 Israel
Italy 55-51 Poland

Group D

Spain 67-45 Belgium
Greece 49-64 Slovenia

Round of 16 Pairings

Finland v Turkey
Croatia v Belgium
Hungary v Czech Republic
Spain v Israel
Latvia v Serbia
Italy v Greece
France v Portugal
Slovenia v Poland