Historic Promotion for GB Under 20’s

Great Britain have gained promotion to Division A after reaching the final of the Under 20’s European Championships in Romania.

They secured their place in the top league with a hard-fought 70-61 victory over Hungary in the semi-finals and will take on either Poland or Belgium in tomorrow’s final.

Devon van Oostrum led GB’s triumphant win with a game high 22 points which takes his personal tally for the tournament to 185- the top scorer at the Championships – averaging 26.4 ppg.

Led by a new coaching set up of Douglas Leichner, James Vear and Marc Steutel heading into the tournament, GB could not have wished for a better campaign having won all seven games en route to the final. This is the 7th time, the nation have been represented at the European Under-20 Championships having first participated in 2006.

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