Two heavy defeats for Gibraltar teams in FIBA competitions
Both the men and women's national teams faced heavy defeats just 24 hours after notching their first victories in their respective tournaments.
A confident start for both who saw off their Moldova counterparts with convincing wins in the FIBA European Small Countries Championships, was soon brought crashing down as they faced their toughest matches in the tournament.
The men faced Norway, who had the previous day emphatically brushed aside San Marino with an 88-48 scoreline. Gibraltar was not to fare much better as they saw the Norwegians cruise away with an easy victory putting 95-60 past the Gibraltar side.
The ladies team, who had celebrated yesterday's victory faced a Danish side who had also recorded a big win the previous evening against Malta. Gibraltar was to see Denmark pass the 100 point mark with a 116-33 scoreline which highlighted the vast differences in strength between the two sides.
Both the men and ladies teams continue play this Thursday. The men will take on San Marino, whilst the ladies take pn Malta, both matches which could decide Gibraltar's position overall in their respective divisions.