Dec 25, 2017, 2:48 PM
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Iran sitting volleyball team still tops in world

Tehran, Dec 25, IRNA – Iran's male sitting volleyball team stood first for the tenth consecutive time in 2017 Para-volleyball world ranking.

Iranian male team with 5,215 points and female team with 2,825 points stood sixth in the world.

The world Para-Volleyball Federation also announced Iran’s victory in Asia and Pacific championships on December 21.

Sitting volleyball (sometimes known as paralympic volleyball) is a form of volleyball for the athletes with a disability that entered the Paralympic Games as a demonstration sport for athletes with amputations in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1976 and played as a medal sport thereafter.

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