Women’s team of Russia on basketball qualified for the European championship

MOSCOW, Nov 19 — R-Sport. Women’s team of Russia on basketball has guaranteed itself a place in the final tournament of the European championship 2017, reported on the official website of the Russian basketball Federation (RBF).

On Saturday in Kursk the Russian team in the match of the qualifying tournament of the European championship defeated the team of Switzerland – 65:56. The Russians won the fifth victory in five games with 10 points and lead the standings of group F.

After this victory Russian team ahead of schedule won the permit in final tournament of the European championship which will be held in June 2017 in the Czech Republic. According to the format of the European championship includes nine group winners and the six best teams among runners-up. Even before this tour in the three groups of the second team already had two losses, so the Russian team, even if you finish second in any case surpass them in number of victories.

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