Jul 27, 2014, 5:35 PM
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Iranian teams shine in RoboCup 2014

Tehran, July 27, IRNA -- Iranian high school and university students have excelled in RoboCup 2014, winning first, second and third places in separate events.

The competitions were held in Joao Pessoa, Brazil, from July 19 to 25.

In Virtual Rescue League, a team from Amirkabir University of Technology and Qazvin Islamic Azad University team ranked first and second respectively, Morteza Mousakhani, the head of Iranian RoboCup National Committee, said, Qazvin Azad University's MRL team topped the RoboCup Rescue Simulation League.

"Iran's Baset Pajouh team ranked first and a team from Germany placed second in Teen Size Humanoid Robot League," he said.

"In Humanoid Robot League, kid size, Baset Pajouh team stood at third place."

Mousakhani added that YRA team from Yazd Islamic Azad University ranked first in RoboCup Rescue Robot League.

“In RoboCup Soccer Small Size League, a team from Tehran University, Kish International Campus ranked second,” he said.

Mousakhani explained that teams from Imam Javad and Kherad high schools ranked first and second respectively in RoboCup Soccer Open Weight League.

Farzanegan High School team placed first in the SuperTeam section of Light Weight Soccer League.