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Belarus takes silver at U16 European Championship Women Division B, seals promotion

Belarusian basketball players returned home from the U16 European Championship Women Division B. Our girls brought silver medals and, most importantly, a ticket to the elite division!

Belarus lost to Lithuania in an overtime thriller in the final.

But it was Belarus' player, Ksenia Malashko, who received the status of the tournament's MVP. She trains and plays for Minsk RUOR, together with older-age basketball players. She considers Elena Levchenko her idol. She is the player of the Belarus national team.

Kseniya Malashko, women's (U16) national team of Belarus:
It's nice, it's a great achievement. My family, friends, relatives and fans are proud of me. We could win that final after seven straight wins. Our primary goal was to qualify for Division A, but, of course, we wanted to also win gold. The atmosphere in the team was favorable and we became even better friends and having played at this tournament.

Belarus takes silver at U16 European Championship Women Division B, seals promotion