Iran come first at West Asian Women's Handball Championship

February 21, 2018

Iran finished in first place at the 2018 West Asian Women's Handball Championship on Wednesday.

'Shahid Chamran of Larestan' team, who represent Iran in the six-day competition, defeated Syria 23-8 at the Princess Sumaya Hall in Amman, Jordan and won the title.

It is first medal of an Iranian women team in the Asian competition.

Iran started the campaign with a 43-8 victory over Iraq and then defeated Lebanon (29-19), Qatar (38-16) and Jordan (28-15) in the following matches.

The competition began in Jordan's Amman on Feb. 15 and finished on Feb. 21.

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