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07/22/08

Iran's National Teen Age Handball Team to attend World Championship


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Amman, July 22, IRNA - Iran's National Teen Age Handball Team beat Bahrain 31-25 here Monday evening in Asian Teen Age Games, making its way to World Championship of the contests as 3rd top team of the games.

According to IRNA correspondent in Amman, Iran's team won the fate making victory at Qasr al-Riyaza (Sports Palace) Hall of Amman's International Sports Complex after having lost playing at the games' final due to its defeat in Sunday evening game against Qatar.

Iran's National Teen Age Handball Team had in first round of the Asian Games beat all its contestants, including Bahrain, Japan, Saudi Arabia and the host team, Jordan.

The finalists of the games are Qatar and Kuwait.

The Third Asian Teen Age Handball Games kicked off on Friday July 11th in Jordan's capital city, Amman among ten contestant teams, including Iran.

In the second round of the games Iran was in A Group along with Jordan, Bahrain, and Saudi Arabia, while the B Group teams included Qatar, South Korea, Iraq and China.

Iran's teen aged handball players had ranked second in 1st Asian Games and first in 2nd Asian Games.

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