The second meeting, held in Istanbul, ended with a score of 77:64 in favor of the guests.

In the first game, Sergei Bazarevich's players lost with a score of 62:80.

In preparation for the qualifying tournament of the Olympics in Tokyo, the Russian national team will also compete in the Lithuanian Kaunas, where they will play two matches with the national teams of Lithuania and the Dominican Republic.

The Olympic qualifying tournament will take place from June 29 to July 4 in Split, Croatia.

The Russian national team will play in the group stage of selection with the teams of Mexico and Germany, while Croatia, Brazil and Tunisia will meet in the parallel group.

The top two teams will continue to fight for the only Olympic ticket in the semifinals and finals. 

Earlier it was reported that the Russian women's team reached the playoffs of Eurobasket 2021.