Sep 14, 2019, 2:17 PM
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Iran leaves Sri Lanka behind in Asian Men's Volleyball Championship

Tehran, Sep 14, IRNA – Iran defeated Sri Lanka in their first game in Pool A of the 20th edition of Asian Men's Volleyball Championship underway in the Iranian capital on Friday night.

The hosts beat its rival in consecutive sets (25-15, 25-17 and 25-23).

Iran is scheduled to play its second game against Qatar later on Saturday.

The first two teams of each pool will advance to the quarterfinals.

The top eight teams of the tournament will compete in Olympics qualifiers in China in winter when the first team of Asia will punch its ticket for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

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