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Tournament tracker: Serbia celebrate taking top step on the podium

STRASBOURG / VALENCIA (France/Spain) - Keep up to date with everything going on at the FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2021 with our daily tracker throughout the tournament.

With Top Performers, daily highs, must-read content and the best photos of the day, you won't miss out on any of the action.

Final - Sunday June, 27

Headlines:

- Serbia clinch second title after overcoming France
- Belgium repeat best finish with third place victory

Top Performers:

- Emma Meesseman (BEL) - 21 PTS / 10 REB / 5 AST
- Maryia Papova (BLR) - 10 PTS / 12 REB / 8 AST
- Sonja Vasic (SRB) - 12 PTS / 8 REB / 6 AST
- Yvonne Anderson (SRB) - 18 PTS / 4 AST / 2 STL
- Kyara Linskens (BEL) - 15 PTS / 6 REB / 3 AST

See who made the tournament All-Star Five.


Game Highs:

- Emma Meesseman (BEL) - 21 points
- Tina Krajisnik (SRB) - 13 rebounds
- Maryia Papova (BLR) - 8 assists
- Tina Krajisnik (SRB) - 4 steals
- Maryia Papova (BLR) / Kyara Linskens (BEL) / Sonja Vasic (SRB) - 2 blocks

Must read:

Report: Serbia take down favorites France
Report: Belgium outrun Belarus to match best finish

Semi-Finals - Saturday June, 26

Headlines:

- France secure berth in fifth straight final
- Serbia edge out Belgium in thrilling encounter
- Bosnia and Herzegovina, Russia take final spots in FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup Qualifying Tournaments

Top Performers:

- Jonquel Jones (BIH) - 34 PTS / 19 REB / 71% FG
- Raisa Musina (RUS) - 20 PTS / 9 REB / 3 STL
- Endene Miyem (FRA) - 24 PTS / 7 REB / 2 STL
- Kseniia Levchenko (RUS) - 15 PTS / 9 AST / 10 FTM
- Nikolina Babic (BIH) - 13 PTS / 7 AST / 67% FG


Game Highs:

- Jonquel Jones (BIH) - 34 points
- Jonquel Jones (BIH) - 19 rebounds
- Kseniia Levchenko (RUS) - 9 assists
- Raquel Carrera (ESP) - 4 steals
- Multiple players - 1 block

Must read:

Report: France reach fifth final in a row
Report: Drama as Serbia sink Belgium
Expert Panel: Who has impressed, who has not?

Did You Know?

    • France advanced to the FIBA Women's EuroBasket final for a fifth time - becoming the first to do since Russia made six consecutive finals from 2001 to 2011;
    • Serbia and France also met in the FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2015 final with Serbia winning the title for the first and only time.

Quarter-Finals - Wednesday June, 23

Headlines:

- Allemand's winner for Belgium sinks Russia
- Serbia dethrone Spain in classic OT duel
- Belarus set France showdown in Valencia
- Two spots remain in FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup Qualifying Tournaments

All the action wrapped up in the daily recap.

Semi-Finals:
Belarus v France
Serbia v Belgium

Top Performers:

- Emma Meesseman (BEL) - 33 PTS / 11 REB / 4 AST
- Jonquel Jones (BIH) - 29 PTS / 24 REB / 1 BLK
- Maria Vadeeva (RUS) - 30 PTS / 7 REB / 5 AST
- Nevena Jovanovic (SRB) - 15 PTS / 10 REB
- Kim Mestdagh (BEL) - 19 PTS / 75% 3PT


Game Highs:

- Emma Meesseman (BEL) - 33 points
- Jonquel Jones (BIH) - 24 rebounds
- Antonia Delaere (BEL) - 8 assists
- Tina Krajisnik (SRB) - 5 steals
- Diandra Tchatchouang / Viktoryia Hasper (BLR) / Tina Krajisnik (SRB) - 2 blocks

Must read:

News - Jones sets single-game FIBA Women's EuroBasket rebounding record

Did You Know?

  • Belarus are aiming to capture just their second medal at the FIBA Women's EuroBasket - finishing in third place in 2007;
  • This is only the second time since the turn of the century that Spain will not finish on the podium - 2011 was the other;
  • Sandrine Gruda has moved into third spot in the all-time leading scorers at the FIBA Women's EuroBasket with 828 points.

Qualification to Quarter-Finals - Monday June, 21

Headlines:

- Sweet success for Sweden in beating Italy
- Jones stars as Bosnia and Herzegovina make more history
- Spain, Russia look strong in moving on to the last eight

All the action wrapped up in the daily recap.

Quarter-Finals:
Belarus v Sweden
France v Bosnia and Herzegovina
Serbia v Spain
Belgium v Russia

Top Performers:

- Jonquel Jones (BIH) - 24 PTS / 17 REB / 5 AST
- Raisa Musina (RUS) - 19 PTS / 14 REB / 2 AST
- Shante Evans (SLO) - 21 PTS / 8 REB / 78% FG
- Maria Conde (ESP) - 19 PTS / 3 REB / 100% FG
- Nikolina Babic (BIH) - 16 PTS / 6 AST / 71% FG


Game Highs:

- Jonquel Jones (BIH) - 24 points
- Jonquel Jones (BIH) - 17 rebounds
- Cristina Ouvina (ESP) / Kseniia Levchenko, Marina Goldyreva (RUS) / Teja Oblak (SLO) - 7 assists
- Eva Lisec (SLO) - 4 steals
- Jonquel Jones (BIH) - 3 blocks

Did You Know?

  • Sweden's best finish at the FIBA Women's EuroBasket came at the last edition in 2019 when they claimed sixth place;
  • Spain have met Serbia three times at the Final Round in the last decade, winning all three including two Semi-Final triumphs in 2013 and 2019.

Gameday 3 - Sunday June, 20

Headlines:

- Belarus victorious to deny Spain top spot in Group A
- Belgium, France and Serbia join them in the last eight
- Emphatic first win for Croatia secures survival

Gameday 3 wrapped up in the daily recap.

Qualification to Quarter-Finals:
Italy v Sweden (Winner plays Belarus)
Bosnia and Herzegovina v Croatia (Winner plays France)
Spain v Montenegro (Winner plays Serbia)
Russia v Slovenia (Winner plays Belgium)

Top Performers:

- Marica Gajic (BIH) - 28 PTS / 11 REB / 91% FG
- Ivana Dojkic (CRO) - 24 PTS / 5 REB / 7 AST
- Jonquel Jones (BIH) - 24 PTS / 10 REB / 5 AST
- Tina Krajisnik (SRB) - 20 PTS / 9 REB / 82% FG
- Alex Bentley (BLR) - 20 PTS / 5 REB / 4 STL


Game Highs:

- Marica Gajic (BIH) - 28 points
- Maria Papova (BLR) - 12 rebounds
- Bozica Mujovic (MNE) - 12 assists
- Alex Bentley (BLR) - 4 steals
- Jonquel Jones (BIH) - 3 blocks

Must read:

Feature - Brilliant Bosnia and Herzegovina making history after two-decade drought

Did You Know?

  • Only three players have recorded more assists in a single game than Bozica Mujovic - since the data was created in 1995 - including her current head coach Jelena Skerovic with 13.

Gameday 2 - Friday June, 18

Headlines:

- Belgium bounce back in style with clinical team display
- Bosnia and Herzegovina continue dream unbeaten start
- Dominant Spain up and running with emphatic triumph  

Gameday 2 wrapped up in the daily recap.

Top Performers:

- Debora Carangelo (ITA) - 13 PTS / 5 REB / 80% FG
- Ivana Dojkic (CRO) - 25 PTS / 3 REB / 5 STL
- Raisa Musina (RUS) - 19 PTS / 14 REB / 3 AST
- Emma Meesseman (BEL) - 23 PTS / 4 BLK / 91% FG
- Astou Ndour (ESP) - 22 PTS / 13 REB / 78% FG  


Game Highs:

- Ivana Dojkic (CRO) - 25 points
- Jonquel Jones (BIH) - 15 rebounds
- Julie Allemand (BEL) - 10 assists
- Ivana Dojkic (CRO) / Kim Mestdagh (BEL) - 5 steals
- Emma Meesseman (BEL) - 4 blocks

Must read:

Feature - Laia Palau sets all-time FIBA Women's EuroBasket appearance record

Did You Know?

  • Belgium’s 34 assists against Slovenia are the most by any team in a single game in the Women’s EuroBasket since 1995 when the data was made available.

Gameday 1 - Thursday June, 17

Headlines:

- Bentley delivers Belarus upset over co-hosts Spain
- Bosnia and Herzegovina stun Belgium for first win since 1999
- Vadeeva, Vasic star in thrilling victories for Russia and Serbia
- France make statement as they cruise past century  

Gameday 1 wrapped up in the daily recap.

Top Performers:

- Nikolina Babic (BIH) - 23 PTS / 5 STL / 90% FG
- Jovana Pasic (MNE) - 16 PTS / 6 REB / 3 AST
- Sonja Vasic (SRB) - 27 PTS / 13 REB / 7 AST
- Emma Meesseman (BEL) - 24 PTS / 13 REB / 5 AST
- Maria Vadeeva (RUS) - 27 PTS / 16 REB / 58% FG  


Game Highs:

- Maria Vadeeva (RUS) / Sonja Vasic (SRB) - 27 points
- Jonquel Jones (BIH) - 17 rebounds
- Bozica Mujovic (MNE) - 8 assists
- Kim Mestdagh (BEL) - 7 steals
- Tina Krajisnik (SRB) - 2 blocks

Must read:

Feature - Maria Vadeeva tired of losing and ready to get Russia back on the global stage

Did You Know?

  • The last time a team lost their opening game at the Final Round and went on to win the title was Russia in 2003.
  • Spain hosted a game at FIBA Women's EuroBasket for the first time since September 4, 1987 - 12,340 days ago.



Pre-Tournament

Must-read:

Press release -  Stage set as rosters are confirmed
Preview - Everything you need to know about the FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2021
Feature - The amazing Women's EuroBasket journey of Laia Palau
Preview - Who are the young guns to watch at the Women's EuroBasket?

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