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7/16/07

Iran's valleyball team takes third place in Junior World tournament

Tehran, July 15, IRNA - Iranian young volleyball players stood at third place after winning over the powerful Italian team in the 2007 Men's Junior World Championship in Morocco on Sunday.


Iran's volleyball team (file photo)

Iran's national junior team in its first ever presence in the event's semi-final competition, overpowered its Italian rival in four sets (27-25, 19-25,25-20, 25-17). The Iranian young players had already pulled off a victory over the same team 3-1.

The world tournament attended by twelve teams was held in Casablanca and Rabat in Morocco within 7-15 July. The competitions were arranged in two groups: Pool A in Casablanca (Morocco, Iran, Cuba, Italy, Japan, Bulgaria and Pool B in Rabat (Brazil, Russia, Argentina, Egypt, USA, Slovenia).

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