TEL AVIV (Jul. 19)
Israel’s youth basketball team scored an upset victory over the Soviet youth team at the European championship matches at Zadar, Yugoslavia last night. The 70-63 win represented Israel’s first victory over the Soviet Union in a sporting event. The Russian team holds the youth championship title. The Israeli team had previously beaten Poland and Spain. Last night’s victory assured the Israeli team of one of the first four places in the championship matches.