Oct 10, 2018, 1:37 PM
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Iran volleyball team reaches final in Para Asian

Jakarta, Oct 10, IRNA- Iranian men's sitting volleyball team cruised into final in 2018 Para Asia Games, after defeating Iraq.

Iran's national sitting volleyball players competed against Iraq in semi-finals and won the match 3-0.

The Iranian team scored 25-8, 25-12 and 25-19, thus moving past Iraq.

Iranian volleyball players marched into the final of 2018 Para Asian Games, getting another step closer to the gold medal.

Iran and China will be gunning for first-place medal at 15:00 on Thursday.

The third Asian Para Games, hosted by Jakarta, are held on October 8-16, with 2,880 athletes from 41 countries competing against each other in 13 disciplines.

Overall 685 medals will be awarded, out of which 300 medals will be given to female athletes, 343 to male athletes and 41 symbol pendants and necklaces will be awarded in mixed and team sports.

A total of 209 Iranian athletes have taken part in the eight-day competitions.


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