Iran is drawn in Group B of the 2023 ParaVolley Asia Oceania (PVAO) Zone Championships.
Iran NPC, Tehran- The 2023 ParaVolley Asia Oceania (PVAO) Zone Championship will take place in Astana, Kazakhstan from Monday 3 to Saturday 8 July.
The Draw and Schedule revealed for men and women events.
According to the draws, men’s sitting volleyball division splits into a group of three and a group of four teams:
Group A consists of Japan, Iraq and the 2019 PVAO bronze medallists Kazakhstan.
Group B features the reigning world and paralympic
champion Iran men’s squad, the 2019 runner-up
China, India and South Korea.
The group match Schedule for Iran’s
Team Melli will first play against Indian squad on Monday, July 3rd at 15:30.
The next day, the men will face China at 15:30 and for the last match at the group stage, Iran is set to face South Korea on July 5th at 15:30.
The Women's competition also features
four groups of four teams:
Group A includes 2019 bronze medallist
South Korea, Iran, Kazakhstan and India.
Group B looks extremely competitive,
featuring two-time PVAO champion China, 2019 runner up Japan, Mongolia and
The group match Schedule for Iran’s Women:
Iran Women’s Team Melli will face South
Korea in her Monday opening match on July 3rd at 15:30.
The Squad will next play the
host Kazakhstan on Tuesday (16:30) and India on July 5th (11:00)
in the group stage.
(All times are local)
The group games are set for four
days, semi-finals and finals are due to take place between 6 and 8 July.
The highest ranked teams of both men and women divisions at the Asia Oceania zonal championship, will secure their tickets to the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.