Iran wheelchair basketball come 9th in Paralympics 2020

September 2, 2021 - 9:46

TOKYO – Iran wheelchair basketball team defeated South Korea 64-54 in the 2020 Paralympic Games ninth-place match on Thursday.

Mohammadhasan Sayari led Iran with 26 points, while CHO Seung Hyun scored 17 points for South Korea.

Iran started the campaign with an 81-39 loss against Australia and also suffered a 65-41 defeat against the U.S. in Group B.

Iran defeated Algeria 81-47 in their third match but suffered two more loses against Great Britain (69-57) and Germany (56-53).

The Persians finished the tournament with a 64-54 win over their Korean rivals.  

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