The Great Britain U24 women’s squad have delivered an outstanding tournament at the 2018 Women’s U24 European Championships in Bordeaux and clearly laid down their world-class credentials on the European stage as they defeated Germany in the final game, 48-27, to retain their European title. The sqaud included second year student Lucy Robinson (Primary Education Student) and 1st year student Charlotte Moore (Sport and Exercise Science).
Undefeated throughout the tournament, the 2018 European Championships witnessed the GB women dominate the courts in Villenave-d’Ornon, France as they battled France and Germany for the coveted title.
Three of the gold medal winning team were also named in the tournament All-Star 5: Maddie Thompson (4.0), Joy Haizelden (2.5) and Charlotte Moore (1.0) joined alongside France’s Grâce Wembolua (4.0) and Germany’s Catharina Weiß (1.5).
Lucy was instruemental for GB's victory in the Gold medal match by coming up with the top point scorer with 16 points.
Following the Gold Medal game GB U24 player Lucy Robinson.
"This was my debut major championships representing GB, the competiton was an experience I will never forget. We worked well as a team by working well together with a mix of junior and senior players. I feel that my intergration with the senior squad before the games helped the dynamics of the team. It is exciting for our team with the World Championships which are in Thialand next year where we are going out to pick up another Gold Medal".