|Iran comes 6th in FIVB Junior World Championship||
Iran finished at sixth place in the FIVB Men’s Junior World Championship after being beaten 3-2 (25-22, 20-25, 19-25, 25-22, 15-10) by host Brazil at Maracanazinho Gymnasium.
Russia claimed the title for the eight times following a thrilling 3-2 (25-19, 23-25, 21-25, 25-18, 15-12) victory over Argentina at Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro.
Final positions: 1. Russia, 2. Argentina, 3. Serbia, 4. the U.S., 5. Brazil, 6. Iran, 7. Spain, 8. India, 9. Belgium, 10. Germany, 11. Canada, 12. Japan, 13. Bulgaria, 14. Tunisia, 15. Egypt, 16. Puerto Rico.
Individual awards: MVP: Leonid Shchadilov (RUS); Top Scorer: Aleksandar Atanasijevic (SRB); Best Spiker; Leonid Shchadilov (RUS); Best Blocker: Igor Filippov (RUS); Best Server: Amir Ghafour (IRI); Best Setter: Jesus Bruque (ESP); Best Receiver: S. Kanagaraj (IND); Best Libero: Aleksey Kabeshov (RUS).
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