The second gold medal for 3×3 comes a week after the 3×3 Women’s National Team was proclaimed European champion in Paris. This Sunday they have also done it, the players of the U17 National Team in Lisbon. The president of the FEB points out that “this summer marks a turning point in Spanish basketball.”
The team led by Anna Junyer reached the final after defeating Belarus in a match that they also dominated (16-11). In the quarters they did the same with France, where they managed to turn around a start where the galas had the advantage.
This Gold medal is in addition to the one achieved a week ago by the 3×3 Women’s National Team in Paris.
Jorge Garbajosa: “This summer marks a before and after in Spanish basketball”
The president of the Spanish Basketball Federation congratulated the European champions and pointed out that “this 3×3 title of European U17 champions is the definitive confirmation that summer 2021 marks a before and after in Spanish basketball.” “The sequence of triumphs of our players fills us with pride and confirms that FIBA ??and the FEB were right when we made our commitment to the 3×3 modality, more urban, modern and young. Congratulations to these players and thank you very much for allowing the weekend of the Endesa Women’s League Super Cup to be a successful party for our women’s basketball. “