European Wheelchair Basketball: GB women through to semi-finals

Great Britain women's wheelchair basketball

The Great Britain women's basketball team beat Spain 55-32 to qualify for the European Championship semi-finals.

Helen Freeman led the scoring with 20 points, and the result gives GB a chance to improve on the bronze medals they won at the last two tournaments.

Twelve points scored with just three conceded in the second quarter saw Britain move into a comfortable lead.

Britain face the hosts, defending European champions Germany, in their last-four clash in Frankfurt on Friday.

Freeman is Britain's leading scorer in their three matches at the championships so far, averaging 12.8 points per game, as well as leading the way in assists and rebounds.

A 70-18 win over Italy was followed by a 60-43 victory over Turkey, but Britain fell to a 62-46 defeat by the Netherlands in their third match.

Great Britain were beaten 55-44 by eventual Paralympic champions Germany in the London 2012 quarterfinals.

Britain have won seven European bronze medals, but have never progressed to the final.