Iran come first at West Asian Women's Handball Championship

February 21, 2018 - 18:54

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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