Spain, Serbia victorious in Women’s Olympic Tournament opener
Spain and Serbia were victorious in their respective opening games in the Women’s Olympic Tournament.
In their first game in the competition, Spain saw Korea come back from a 13-point deficit (58-71), but stood tall and started the tournament with a 69-73 win.
For their part, Serbia defeated Canada in a hard-fought battle and made the first step towards the knockout stage.
The Serbians led by eight at halftime (36-28), but the Canadians outscored them 9-17 in the third quarter to tie the game (45-45).
In the final part of the game, though, Serbia made some clutch shots and sealed the deal in crunch time (72-68).