Iran golden at ParaVolley Asia-Oceania Men’s Sitting Volleyball Championships

July 2, 2017

Iran claimed the title of the 2017 ParaVolley Asia-Oceania Men’s Sitting Volleyball Championships on Sunday.

The six-time Paralympics champion defeated Kazakhstan in straight sets (25-15, 25-19, 25-12) in the final match.

Iran had also defeated Kazakhstan 3-0 on Saturday.

On Saturday, Iran’s women’s sitting volleyball team defeated Kazakhstan in bronze medal match and finished in third place. China also defeated Japan to win the title.

Iranian men’s and women’s teams advanced to the 2018 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships which will be held in the Netherlands next year.

The competition took place in Hangzhou, China from June 26 to July 2.

Host China, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, South Korea and Sri Lanka participated in the men’s competition.

In the women’s competition, China, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, South Korea and Sri Lanka competed together.

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