18 Jun Russia storms into Baku 2015 final By: Tim Hartog National Teams, Juniors Russia and Spain will play for the 2015 European Games gold medal and this year's European Junior championship. Spain held off Greece in a tense semifinal 9-6 while Russia overpowered Italy 17-7 to storm into the final. The Russian ladies raced to an early 6-0 lead and never looked back in the strikingly one-sided semifinal. The final match of the Thursday in Baku saw Spain and Greece being more levelled. After a back-and-forth contest for 3 quarters it was Spain who took a decisive sprint in the final phase of the match. Consecutive goals by Alejandra Aznar (4 goals total) and Paula Crespi secured the 3-goal victory. The results set up a re-match of the Group B clash won by Russia on Sunday 12-8. In other results on Thursday Great Britain secure an 11th place finish by beating Israel 10-5. Germany and Slovakia will play for 7th place after both having won their respective classification semifinals. Germany held off France 8-10 while Slovakia topped Serbia 6-10. On Friday the men's competition will be played followed by an all-women's day on Saturday to conclude their tournament. European Games 2015 Baku, Azerbaijan Water Polo (U17 European Championships) WOMEN Day 7 results Thursday, 18 June Great Britain vs. Israel 10-5 (11-12 classification) Serbia vs. Slovakia 6-10 (semifinal 7-10 classification) France vs. Germany 8-10 (semifinal 7-10 classification Italy vs. Russia 7-17 (semifinal) Spain vs. Greece 9-6 (semifinal Schedule day 8 Saturday, 20 June 12.00 Serbia vs. France (9-10 classification) 13.30: Slovakia vs. Germany (7-8 classification) 15.00: Netherlands vs. Hungary (5-6 classification) 18.00: Italy vs. Greece (bronze medal) 19.30: Russia vs. Spain (final) MEN Schedule day 6 Friday, 19 June 12.00: Slovakia vs. Romania (11-12 classification) 13.30: Montenegro vs. France (9-10 classification 15.00: Russia vs. Germany (semifinal 5-8 classification) 17.30: Hungary vs. Italy (semifinal 5-8 classification) 19.00: Spain vs. Croatia (semifinal) 20.30: Greece vs. Serbia (semifinal) N.b.: time mentioned is local time. More info? Check out tournament website.