Women para volleyballers beat Canada

TEHRAN, Mar. 19 (MNA) – Women’s national sitting volleyball team of Iran overcame Canada to bag first win at 2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental.

In their fourth encounter at China’s Intercontinental, Iranian women sitting volleyball players thrashed Canada in three successive sets 25-19, 25-23 and 25-15 on Saturday.

National players of Iran present at the event had previously conceded three defeats against Ukraine (3-2), the US (3-0) and Brazil (3-0).

The Iranian outfit is competing in the same group as China, Ukraine, the US, Brazil, Rwanda as well as Canada.

 Women national team is scheduled to play against Rwanda in their fifths encounter on Sunday March 20.

The 2016 Intercontinental and World ParaVolley is underway in Hangzhou City, China from 17-23 March 2016.

 

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