Sport in Short: Basketball

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The Independent Online
SPAIN booked their place in next year's men's world championship when they beat Estonia 119-80 yesterday. The win secured the Spaniards fifth place at the European championship. They will join the finalists, Russia and Germany, and the beaten semi-finalists, Greece and Croatia, as the continent's representatives in Toronto next July.

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP (Munich) Semi- finals: Russia 84 Croatia 76; Germany 76 Greece 73. 3/4th play-off: Croatia 99 Greece 59. 5/6th play- off: Spain 119 Estonia 80.