Iran runners-up at Asian Beach Volleyball Championships

September 28, 2018 - 18:17

TEHRAN – Iran became runners-up at the 2018 Asian Senior Beach Volleyball Championships on Friday.

Iranian team Bahman Salemi/Arash Vakili lost to Ahmed Janko/Cherif Samba from Qatar 2-0 (21-18, 21-11) in the final match in Satun, Thailand on Friday.

Most recently, the Qatari team defeated the Indonesian pair of Mohammad Ashfiya/Ade Rachmawan in the Men’s beach Volleyball final in the 2018 Asian Games.

In the women’s category, Australian Clancy/Artacho Del Solar beat Chinese Wang/Xue 2-1(21-17, 19-21, 15-9) to win the title.

Iran had won the title of the previous edition, beating Indonesia in the final match.

The Asian Beach Volleyball Championships is an international beach volleyball competition in Asia and Oceania contested by the double-gender beach volleyball of the members of Asian Volleyball Confederation.

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