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Iran brushes aside Germany in 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships

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The Iran men's national sitting volleyball team

The Iran men's national sitting volleyball team has thrashed Germany in consecutive sets at the 2018 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships in the Netherlands.

The Iranian team, which had routed Japan 3-0 (25-8, 25-9 and 25-16) at the start of its campaign at the prestigious tournament the previous day, further asserted its dominance and notched up a 3-0 (25-20, 25-9 and 25-13) win over Germany at a Pool B match in the southeastern Dutch city of Venlo on Monday evening.

The Iran men's national sitting volleyball team is scheduled to face Russia on Wednesday evening.

The Iran women's national sitting volleyball team

Separately, the Iran women's national sitting volleyball team slumped to a 0-3 (15-25, 17-25 and 18-25) loss against China on Monday.

The Iranian sitting volleyball players had earlier brushed aside their Slovenian counterparts in straight sets (25-10, 25-12 and 28-25).

The national Iranian women’s sitting volleyball team will play Italy in its next match in the eastern Dutch city of Arnhem on Tuesday.

The 2018 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships began on July 15, and will finish on July 22, 2018.


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