July, 22, 2018 – 10:30 Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian national sitting volleyball team qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
Iran showed why it is consistently ranked as one of the top teams in the world as it qualified with a convincing 3-0 (25-13, 25-19, 25-13) win over the Ukraine.
Team Melli will play Bosnia and Herzegovina in the final after the three-time world champion beat Brazil in the second semifinals 3-1 (21-25, 25-14, 25-22, 25-16).
Bosnia and Herzegovina beat Iran in the 2006 final before the result was reversed in 2010.
Bosnia and Herzegovina beat Brazil for the title four years ago.
In reaching the final Iran and Bosnia and Herzegovina qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.