At the European Basketball Championship for Women, held from 11th till 28th of June in Hungary and Romania, Serbian female basketball players won the gold medal. This is one of the brightest proves that Serbia is a country of many promising and talented sportsmen.
So, StampNews.com invites our readers to dive into the world of Serbian basketball with this encouraging stamp issue.
The Serbian female national team started the group stage of the tournament triumphing over the female basketball players of Latvia, victory over Croatia and the Great Britain and the defeat from Russia. In the second stage of the competition, they met the team members of Slovakia, Spain and Lithuania and, after the triumph over Slovakia and the defeat from Spain and Lithuania, they defeated the national team of Turkey in the quarterfinals.
They won the battle for the finals by the semi-finals victory over Belarus, and triumphing over the French national team in the finals, with the result 76:68, our basketball players achieved the greatest success in the history of the Serbian women's basketball, and, at the same time, they directly qualified for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro 2016.
Ana Dabović was declared the MVP of the tournament, and Sonja Petrović won the place in all-tournament team.