Iran finishes 11th at ICF Canoe Polo World C’ships

TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) – Iran men’s national team defeated Australia in their final match on Sunday and claimed the 11th place of 2018 ICF Canoe Polo World Championships.

In the 11-12 places playoff match, Iran gained a 4-1 victory over Australia and stood at the 11th rank, which is the best result of Iran in the history of competitions.

Earlier on Sunday, the Iranian team faced Denmark and suffered a 3-9 defeat to their European rival, losing the chance to compete for 9-10 places.

Germany clinched the title while Italy and Spain stood next.

The event was underway between July 31 to August 5 in Canada’s Cawelland and in four different categories of Men, Women, U21 Men and U21 Women.

Coached by Ashkan Sayadi, the Iranian men’s team comprised of Mohammad Reza Jamshidiyan, Shayegan Kheirollahi, Ramin Ghiyasvand, Mohamad Ali Molaei, Mohammad Yazdani, Ali Ghadami and Mohammadsedigh Heshmatian.

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