Izmir, Turkey, Aug 13, IRNA-Iran defeated Bulgaria at the volleyball tournament of the 23rd Olympic Games for students, Unversiade, in Izmir, Turkey on Friday. The Iranian team handed Bulgarians a 3-0 defeat, winning 28-26 33-31 25-18.
Iran lost its opening match 3-2 to the host country, Turkey, which edged past Russia 3-2 Friday.
In another match of Group A, Switzerland overpowered the Canadian side 3-1.
Iran takes on Russia Saturday.
The 23rd edition of Universiade started in the Turkish town Thursday.
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