TEHRAN – The national Iranian men’s sitting volleyball team has defeated the United States 3-0 to advance to the semifinal of the 2022 Sitting Volleyball World Championship.
The Iranian sitting volleyball team won the United States on Tuesday in three straight sets (25:18, 25:15, and 25:17).
Iran gained decisive wins against the teams of Iraq, Kazakhstan and Croatia in the Group B of the competitions in the group stage to advance to the next round where the team won Japan 3-0 to enter the quarter-finals against the United States.
The competitions started in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital Sarajevo on November 4 and will wrap up on Nov. 11.
If Iran’s sitting volleyball team wins in the semifinal match, it will qualify for the Paris Paralympic Games. The Iranian team has already participated in the Paralympic Games 9 times, winning 7 gold and 2 silver medals.