Russia was the only country to have both of its teams top their respective groups ยฉfiba.basketball

Russia stole the show in the pool stage of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) 3x3 Europe Cup 2021 in Paris as both its men's and women's teams achieved a 100 per cent win rate.

Russia's women navigated their way through a cagey affair against Britain in the French capital first up.

It eventually ended in a 15-12 win, before Russia edged past Ukraine 21-18 in the decider for Pool B pole position.

They will face Lithuania in the quarter-finals following the country's second-place finish in Pool D.

Hungary topped Pool C after a 16-14 win against Belgium and a nail-biting 13-12 victory over Romania.

As a result, Hungary will meet Pool A runners-up Germany in the next round as the Germans beat Israel 19-14 but faltered against France, going down 21-12.

France dominated Israel 22-10 and are set to play Romania in the last eight.

Pool D was all to play for as Spain, Lithuania and The Netherlands each won and lost one game.

However, Lithuania's last-gasp 21-19 victory over Spain meant that they crept into second place to qualify ahead of The Netherlands, despite losing 21-14 to the Dutch.

Spain progress to face Pool B runners-up Ukraine as their superior points difference put the team in pole position.

Russia's men's squad emulated their women's counterparts with a clean sweep in the pool stage.

A 21-17 defeat of Israel and 20-19 win over The Netherlands saw the country sit atop Pool D to set up a quarter-final meeting with Estonia.

The Dutch will face Pool B winners Poland, following he Poles' convincing victories over Estonia and Slovenia 20-18 and 21-14, respectively.

Top seeds Serbia will meet hosts France after leading Pool A despite a 21-17 loss to Ukraine.

Lithuania beat the French 21-19 to secure their place in the knockout rounds with Ukraine awaiting.