Lat­vian men’s 3-on-3 bas­ket­ball na­tional team wins Euro­pean Cup

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The Lat­vian na­tional team has won in the Euro­pean Cup in 3-on-3 bas­ket­ball, a sport that will be part of the 2020 Olympic Games’ pro­gramme.

LETA news agency re­ports that in the fi­nal game of the tour­na­ment Latvia won Slovenia 16:13.

Pre­vi­ously, Lat­vians out­matched the cur­rent world cham­pion Ser­bia in the semi-fi­nal and this year’s World Cup bronze medal­list France in the quar­ter fi­nal, so team Latvia has de­feated the top three teams in the sport.

The win­ning team con­sists of Kārlis Pauls Las­ma­nis, Edgars Krūmiņš, Ag­nis Čavars and Nau­ris Miezis, who was named as the best player of the tour­na­ment that ended on Sun­day, July 9, in Am­s­ter­dam.

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