Turkey's U22 wheelchair national team claims European title

Published 15.09.2018 22:44
Updated 15.09.2018 22:48
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Turkey's U22 wheelchair national team has become European champion after beating Germany 67-64 on Saturday evening.

The tournament final in the Italian city of Udine saw Turkey protect their lead throughout the game.

Leading first quarter 22-21, Turkey went to the locker room 40-31 after the first half. Turkish youngsters continued their scoring edge in the third quarter and the final period to win the gold medal.

Mücahit Günaydın scored 32 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Turkey, while Enes Bulut scored 20.

Turkey now won the tournament for the second time in a row.

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