29 July, 2022
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Carl Mattsson (SWE), Aake Edvard Baerlin (SWE), Sergi Brugue Garcia (SWE), 21 Nils Vahlberg Fasasi (SWE), 15 Kaspar Martenson (SWE), 14 Villiam Garcia Adsten (SWE), 13 Vilhelm Bodingh (SWE), 11 Max Lidman (SWE), 10 Max Andersson (SWE), 9 Gustav Vagstrom (SWE), 8 William Kermoury (SWE), 7 Mikai Mitchum Klintman (SWE), 6 William Holmstrom Riddervold (SWE), 5 Edrisa Hedqvist (SWE), 4 Elliot Cadeau (SWE)
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Sweden overcome Denmark to claim Division B title; Finland finish third

PLOIESTI (Romania) - Sweden celebrated lifting the FIBA U18 European Championship, Division B title after beating Denmark 79-66 in Sunday's Final.

Elliot Cadeau capped an impressive tournament with 36 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals in the Final victory as Sweden claimed the Division B title for a third time with both Finalists having already secured promotion.

After an even start, Sweden began to pull away in the third quarter as they established a double-digit advantage having never trailed by more than three points in the contest. The lead peaked at 18 points at the start of the fourth, and there was no way back for Denmark.

Finland claimed the final spot on the podium with a 72-66 success against Iceland as both sides were left to rue Semi-Final losses as their promotion bids came up short. Juuso Salmi finished with 10 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists with Viljami Vartiainen top scoring with 22 points.

Portugal managed to finish in the top five after a nervy 81-80 triumph over Bosnia and Herzegovina as Tiago Dias hit the game-winner, while the hosts Romania defeated Netherlands 68-62 to finish in 7th place.

Meanwhile, Estonia saw off Belgium in a 71-53 victory and Ukraine claimed 11th with an 82-75 win over Austria. Latvia beat Hungary 89-69, Georgia eased past Bulgaria 64-41 and Slovakia produced a dominant display to defeat Norway 78-49 for 17th spot.

There was also an 88-73 victory for Switzerland over Ireland in the 19-20 Classification Game, while Kosovo got past Cyprus 90-74 in the battle to avoid finishing in last place.

Final Standings

1. Sweden
2. Denmark
3. Finland
4. Iceland
5. Portugal
6. Bosnia and Herzegovina
7. Romania
8. Netherlands
9. Estonia
10. Belgium
11. Ukraine
12. Austria
13. Latvia
14. Hungary
15. Georgia
16. Bulgaria
17. Slovakia
18. Norway
19. Switzerland
20. Ireland
21. Kosovo
22. Cyprus