Later in the afternoon, GB Men were also in action and recorded their second victory of the competition, winning out over the Netherlands 45-69.
Lee Manning shone from the very start, winning the ball to start the game – and this set the tone for a strong performance from the captain.
From starting the game off winning possession, to sinking a shot with 6 seconds left on the clock to end the first quarter, giving Great Britain a 10-21 lead as reward for their fast start.
The high quality continued to half time, with Phillip Pratt and Simon Brown entering mid-way through the second quarter to help shore up the game and fully assert Great Britain’s control. A successful switch, as the team extended their lead to 16-37.
Lee Manning scored a remarkable 18 points across the game, and also turned provider on a number of occasions, registering 2 assists.
The Netherlands were competitive until the very last, and finished the game strongly with a 20 point final quarter – but Great Britain were able to hold their advantage, eventually ending the game 45-69 winners.
Both teams are in action again today, with GB Women taking on Turkey at 13:30 GMT, and GB Men facing off against Austria at 16:45