Lithuania wins U20 Men European Gold medal
More than deserved, Lithuania wins Gold medal on U20 European Championship Men in Slovenia. They wins over France in Final game with score 50:49.
In real drama in last minute, Lithuanians who played the most of the game on high level, had more concentrations and luck and won Gold medal.
Lithuanians started this Final game furious. After first 10 minutes they had 24:11. They continued pretty well in second quarter and they finished first half with 36:24.
Simply, Lithuanians were better in all segments, and most of us believed that this game was over. But, it wasn’t that easy.
France played better in second half and finished third quarter with 12:7.
34 seconds before the end of game, Leo Westermann made both free-throws and tied results to 49:49. In next offense, Zygimantas Skucas made one of two free-throws with 14.3 seconds on the clock.
France had last ball possession, but Leo Westermann lost this ball and gave victory to Lithuania.
Pretty quality and interesting game to watch, with a lot of good and attractive moves.
It seems that Lithuanian raises from game to game, so they came to Final game in top form, and I must say that they deserved this win and Gold medal.