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Sports Digest: Greek women fourth in Eurobasket

TAGS: Basketball, Swimming, Track & Field

BASKETBALL: The Greek women's team finished fourth in the 2017 Eurobasket in the Czech Republic as it lost to France 77-55 in Saturday’s semifinal and 78-45 to Belgium in the third-place game on Sunday. Greece ended up fourth for the first time ever and made it to next summer’s World Championship in Spain.

TRACK & FIELD: Greece managed to stay up in the Super League of the European Team Championship as it finished ninth with 196.5 points after the weekend’s events in Lille, France. It ended up just eight points above Belarus, that went down along with the Netherlands and Russia (the Russians were barred from competing).

SWIMMING: Olympiakos triumphed once again at the National Championships that took place over the weekend at the Olympic Sports Center. This was the Piraeus club’s 22nd consecutive title and 58th overall.

BASKETBALL: Costas Missas is about to be unveiled as the new manager of the Greek men’s national team during the next few days.

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