• Sun / 28 July 2019 / 11:04
  • Category: Sports
  • News Code: 98050602664
  • Journalist : 71477

Iran wins historical FIVB Men's U-21 World Championship

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Tehran (ISNA) - Iran claimed the title of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men’s U-21 World Championship for the first time in its history after defeating Italy in an absorbing five-set contest in Bahrain.

Iran eased past Italy 3-2 (17-25, 25-17, 25-23, 22-25, 15-12) on Saturday evening at Isa Sports City Hall in Riffa.

Brazil also finished in third place by sweeping Russia 3-0 (25-21, 27-25, 25-12).

In 2007, Iran had won the third-place at the tournament.

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