Germany has won the World Championship in basketball, defeating Serbia in the final with a score of 83-77.
In a strong and often dramatic match, the Germans were better, being declared champions for the first time in history.
Serbia opened the match better and quickly took a 5:0 lead, but at no point in the first quarter did the lead exceed five points. At the end of the first quarter, Serbia once again had a five point difference, but this quarter ended with a score of 26:23 for Serbia.
In the second quarter, the Germans reached a draw and the score of the first half was 47:47.
In the second half, Germany looked brilliant on the floor and since taking the lead, the lead has steadily increased to a maximum of 12 points.
With this advantage, Germany entered the last quarter (69:57).
At one point in the last quarter, Serbia managed to get fully back into the game when they closed to four points behind their rivals, but the Germans again played well and did not allow a major turnaround.
After the drama at the end, the Germans celebrated and won the gold medal.
Germany was led to the title by the brilliant Schroder with 28 points, followed by Wagner with 19.
This is Germany’s first gold medal in the world championship.