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Photos: Iran heads to Asian Volleyball Championship final

Source: Tehran Times; photos by Mohammad Reza Abbasi, Mehr News Agency

Iran advanced to the final of the Asian Senior Men's Volleyball Championship with a victory over South Korea on Wednesday.  Iran defeated the Koreans 3-1 (21-25, 25-23, 25-14, 25-14) at Tehran's Azadi Hall.

Iran will play China in the final on Thursday.

China defeated Australia 3-2 in the other semifinal on Wednesday.


The Iranian team has also defeated Afghanistan, Chinese Taipei, India, Pakistan, Japan, and Sri Lanka in the competition.

Over the years, only five teams -- Japan, South Korea, China, Australia, and Kazakhstan -- have won the Asian Senior Men's Volleyball Championship.


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