The Russian women’s basketball team in the first match of the World Cup qualification lost to Belgium with a score of 43:66 (12:22, 15:19, 9:12, 7:13).
Forward Olga Frolkina became the most productive among the Russians, who scored 10 points.
Russia, with one point, occupies the last, fourth place in Group D, Belgium, with 5 points in three matches, is in first place. Three teams from each group advance to the main stage.
In the next match, Russia will play with Puerto Rico. The meeting will be held on February 15 and will begin at 2.00 (Moscow time). Pthe winner of the match will become a participant in the 2022 World Cup, which will be held in Australia.
World Cup. Qualification. Women
Russia – Belgium – 43:66 (12:22, 15:19, 9:12, 7:13)
Russia: Frolkina (10), Mayga (7), Musina (6), Glonti (5), Goldyreva (5), Kozik (4), Komarova (2), Shtanko (2), Levchenko (1), Ogun (1), Shabanova (0), Repnikova (0).