Para volleyballers atop group stage

TEHRAN, Mar. 21 (MNA) – Men's national sitting volleyball team of Iran overcame Germany to remain atop group stage standings with five successive wins at 2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental.

National sitting volleyballers breezed past Germany 3-1 on Monday to mark their fifth consecutive win at the group stage of the 2016 Intercontinental.

The Iranian squad has cruised through the group stage subduing China, Brazil, Egypt, the US as well as Germany and will play a match against China on road to the finals of the tournament.

Meanwhile, Iranian women sitting volleyball players conceded a 3-0 defeat against host rivals in their sixth encounter and will face Canada on Tuesday in an attempt to finish fifth in the event.

The 2016 Intercontinental and World ParaVolley is taking place in Hangzhou City, China from 17-23 March 2016 with 15 teams in the Men’s section as well as 13 teams in the Women’s section.

 

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