TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran men’s team claimed the title of the 2017 Asian Canoe Polo Championship on Sunday.
The Iranian senior team defeated Japan 6-5 in the final match.
Team Melli had won the bronze medal in the previous edition held in Hong Kong.
The next edition will take place in Ardabil, Iran in 2019.
Iranian women, U-21 women and U-21 men teams had already claimed three silver medals in the competitions which took place in Sungai Mati, Malaysia from November 8 to 12.
Asian Canoeing Championships is a canoeing championship organized by the Asian Canoe Confederation for competitors from Asian countries.
The competitive tournaments are held in three categories of Canoe Sprint, Canoe Slalom and Canoe Polo.