US Lose to Iran 3-1 in Sitting Volleyball in Tabriz

It was the fifth consecutive win for Iran.
It was the fifth consecutive win for Iran.

Iran sitting volleyball team beat the US to maintain its winning streak at the World Para Volley Men’s Super 6 in Tabriz, East Azarbaijan Province, on Monday.

The team asserted its dominance over the game with a 3-0 victory against its rival, IRNA reported.

Iran finished the first set 25-14 to mark an eleven-point gap with its opponent. In the second set, the Americans improved their performance to score 18 points but yet again it was not enough to match the Iranian side.

In the third and last set, Iran scored the final point while the US had only 17 points on the scoreboard.  

It was the fifth consecutive win for Iran at the six-team tournament. In another match, Russia beat Ukraine 3-1.

Earlier Iran defeated four other participating teams. The national squad was victorious against teams from Germany, Ukraine, Russia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The six-team tournament kicked off on April 19 and ended Tuesday. The final math was held between the top two teams, namely Iran and Russia on Tuesday evening; however, the result of this game was not clear when the paper went to print.

A total of $22,000 will be given in awards to the top three teams and the best players will receive cash prizes.

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