The last day of the female tournament at the 34th European Championships was opened by the games for 5th and 7th place.
Italy finished in 5th place, after defeating Greece 7:5 today.
France beat Slovakia convincingly 17:8 in the game for 7th position.
34th European Championships, women, Day 8
Match for 5th place
Greece: Eleftheriadou 1, M. Plevritou 1, Kotsia 1, E. Plevritou 1, Xenaki 1.
Italy: Garibotti 2, Tabani 1, Avegno 1, Queirolo 1, Bianconi 1, Chiappini 1.
All the match’s and the players’ statistics: GRE – ITA
Italy opened the match with a 3:1 lead, but Greece equalized by the first break. The Italians retook control in the second period and regained a 2-goal advantage (5:3). Before the third period, Greece trailed by a goal. Italy kept Greece scoreless in the third quarter, while Tabani converted a man-up for 6:4 in the 22nd minute. Early in the fourth quarter, Avegno found the net to give Italy a three-goal lead (7:4) and Greece couldn’t come back.
Italy, the silver medalist from the 2016 Olympics, was 6th in Barcelona 2018.
For Greece, the 6th place is a big fall comparing to the Barcelona, since the Greeks won silver at the 2018 European championships.
Match for 7th place
France: Bachelier 5, Daule 4, Millot 2, Guillet 2, Mahieu 2, Clerc 2.
Slovakia: Junasova 2, Kurucova 1, Sedlakova 1, Peckova 1, Kolarova 1, Katlovska 1, Kissova 1.
All the match’s and the players’ statistics: FRA-SVK
France finished in the 7th place at the European Championships for the fourth time in a row. Slovakia wasn’t able to surprise. The French earned a 7:2 lead. After that, the Slovaks found the net for 3:7. The French responded with two goals for 9:3 and never looked back.
For bronze medal
Hungary – Netherlands (17.30 CET) – follow live score and statistics
Spain – Russia (19.00 CET) – follow live score and statistics
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