Iran finish 30th in 2022 IHF Women's Junior World Championship

July 1, 2022 - 14:51

TEHRAN – Iran finished in 30th place in the 2022 IHF Women's Junior World Championship on Friday.

The Iranian girls lost to Italy 35-20 on Friday in President’s Cup.

Iran started the campaign with a 19–19 draw with Guinea in Group B. The team lost to Tunisia 29-24 and Sweden 33-15 in their following matches.

The Persians also lost to India 31-30 and Slovakia 37-22 in the President’s Cup.

Iran registered their first ever win in the world championship by defeating Mexico 46-26 but lost to Italy 35-20 in the 29th place match.

The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Hungary have qualified for the competition’s semifinals.

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