|Iran defeats China in Asian Senior Handball Championship||
Iran beat China in Group A of the 16th Asian Senior Men's Handball Championship on Wednesday.
The Iranian handball team defeated China 34-27 in the match held at the Khalifa Sport City in Manama, Bahrain.
Iran drew with giant South Korea and Saudi Arabia respectively in its first two matches in the competitions.
South Korea also beat Uzbekistan 32-19 in the group.
Iran will face Uzbekistan in Group A on Friday. South Korea will play Bahrain and Saudi Arabia faces China.
Group B consists of Qatar, Japan, the UAE, Kuwait, Iraq and Oman.
The top three finishers all get a place in the 2015 IHF World Men's Handball Championship which will be held with the participation of 24 teams in Qatar.
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