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Iran stands sixth at Universiade volleyball tourney

Izmir, Aug 20, IRNA-Iran ranked sixth at the volleyball tournament of the 23rd Universiade, Olympic Games for students, in this western seaport of Turkey Friday.

Iran lost its last match to Poland 3-1. The Polish side finished fifth with a 25-21 24-26 25-17 27-25 victory.

The Iranian team beat Bulgaria, Switzerland, and Canada and lost to Turkey and Russia in the preliminary round.

Iran and Turkey advanced to the last eight.

In the quarterfinals, Iran was thrashed by Japan 3-0 and managed to gave Slovakia a straight-set defeat before the Polish test.

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