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Iran book ticket for 2018 Men's Volleyball World Championships

Source: Tehran Times; photos by Mehr News Agency

Iran, the only Asian team competing in the FIVB World League Group 1 this season, qualified for the 2018 FIVB Men's World Championships. On Sunday, the Iranian team eased past Kazakhstan 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 25-16) in Pool A at the 6,000-seater Rezazadeh Stadium.

A scene from Iran-China match on August 12, 2017
Hossein Rezazadeh Hall, Ardabil, northwestern Iran

Iran have already defeated South Korea and China in the five-day tournament.

Igor Kolakovic's men have been scheduled to meet Qatar on Monday.

Thousands of women attended matches in Ardabil

Earlier in the day, China also defeated South Korea 3-0 to book a place at the 2018 FIVB Men's World Championships.

Japan and Australia have previously qualified for the prestigious competition as Pool B's top finishers.

The 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship will be jointly hosted by Italy and Bulgaria.

Hosts Italy and Bulgaria and defending champions Poland have automatically qualified for the next year's World Championship. France, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Russia, Serbia, Finland, and Belgium from Europe plus Japan and Australia from Asia have also booked their tickets through continental qualifiers.

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