Iran wins title at paravolley Asia Oceania C’ships

TEHRAN, Jul. 02 (MNA) – Iranian men's sitting volleyball team has stood on top of podium by thrashing Kazakhstan in finals of the 2017 ParaVolley Asia Oceania Sitting Volleyball Championships in China.

The title of the prestigious regional tournament was captured by Iranian sitting volleyball players after they secured an emphatic victory over Kazakh rivals.

The Persians pulled out a 3-0 (25-15, 25-19 and 25-12) win against Kazakhstan in a final showdown competed in the southern Chinese city of Hangzhou.

Earlier in the event, Iranian physically-challenged women had defeated the Kazakh squad 3-0 in a third-place play-off receiving tickets to 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships to convene in the Netherlands.

The 2017 ParaVolley Asia Oceania Sitting Volleyball Championships began in Hangzhou, China, on June 27, and will come to an end on July 3.

The tournament brought together national men’s sitting volleyball teams from China, Iraq, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan and Sri Lanka.

National women’s sitting volleyball teams from China, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan and Mongolia were also present at the event.

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