Iranian sitting volleyball teams win gold, silver medals
TEHRAN — Iran’s men’s and women’s sitting volleyball teams claimed gold and silver medal respectively at the 2018 Asian Para Games on Thursday.
The men’s team, six-time Paralympic champions, swept past China in straight sets 25-16, 25-14, 25-15 in the final match at the GBK Tennis Indoor.
Kazakhstan claimed the bronze medal after beating Iraq 3-0 (25-22,
25-22, 25-19) in third place match. Earlier on the day, the Iranian women’s team won the silver medal.
The women lost to Paralympic runners-up China 3-0 (25-13, 2517, 25-16) in the final match.
Japan came third, beating Indonesia 3-1 (25-17, 19-25, 25-17, 25-11) in the bronze medal match.