Jul 3, 2023 10:41
news| paralympic| Iran's Squads Kick off at 2023 Sitting Volleyball Asian Zone Championships
The 2023 Sitting Volleyball Asian Zone Championships kicks off Today on 3rd July.


Iran NPC, Tehran- Today, Iranian squads (men and women) kick off at the 2023 WPV Sitting Volleyball Asian Zone Championships, as a Paris 2024 Qualifier, in the capital city of Kazakhstan.

From Monday 3 to Saturday 8 July, Asian Zone Championships reunites the 15 best Asia Zone’s sitting volleyball teams for six days of competition in Astana, including two divisions of (7) men and (8) women.

Day 1 of event features seven matches for both divisions; At the opening, the host Kazakhstan’s men squads (vs. Japan, at 10:00) and women (vs. India, at 12:15) are set to be on court.

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Iran Women’s Squad have been pitched in Group A alongside Kazakhstan, South Korea and India. The team's first challenge awaits them today, as they take on the 2019 bronze medallist South Korea at 15:00.

Conducted by the Head coach Leila Berianian and coach Tahereh Sadeghian, the IRI female representatives are:

Masoumeh Zarei, Fatemeh Jahani, Zahra Lotfi, Masoumeh Shajarati, Zeinab Maleki, Zahra Danaei, Zahra Nejati Aref, Batoul Khalilzadeh, Fatemeh Abasi, Tayebeh Jafari, Farzaneh Heidari, Mehri Falahi.


Iranian Men’s have been drawn in group B alongside 2019 runner-up China, India and South Korea. The squad comes up against Team India, today at 15:30.

Hadi Rezaei is serving as head coach of Men Team. Iran’s male players are as below:

Sadegh Bigdeli, Davoud Alipourian, Mahdi Babadi, Majid Lashgari, Hossein Golestani, Mohammad Nemati, Jamal Nazari, Masoud Emami, Ali Rezaei, Ghasem Delfi, Meisam Hajbabaei.

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The reigning world and paralympic champion Iran men's sitting volleyball team qualified for Paris 2024 Paralympic Games after winning the

2022 World Championship held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Group games are scheduled for four days. Semis and Finals are due to take place between 6 and 8 July. The 2023 WPV Asian Zone Championships will be streamed live through the ParaVolley Asia Oceania YouTube Channel.

(All times are local)




Source: Iran NPC
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