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Nov 15, 2023 10:15
news| paralympic| Iran’s Men Advance to Quarterfinal at the 2023 WPV Sitting Volleyball World Cup
Iran beat Algeria at 2023 Sitting Volleyball World Cup.

 

Iran NPC, Tehran: Iran won over Algeria in his second match of Group B and advanced to the quarterfinal of the 2023 Sitting Volleyball World Cup in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday on November 14th.

The team kept its winning streak going with a perfect record in the competition after beating 3-0 (25-5, 25-10, 25-10) in Group B.

Iran had defeated Japan 3-0 (25-13, 25-14, 25-22) in the opening match on Monday.

The squad plays against Iraq today (15 Nov.) in the quarterfinal match.

The rosters at the competition are as follows:

Alireza Beigi Shahrbabaki, Morteza Mehrzadzelakjani, Meisam Alipour, Davoud Alipourian, Hossein Farzaneh, Abolfazl Moharram Khani, Mohammad Khaleghi, Hossein Golestani, Isa Zirahi, Mahdi Babadi

 

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The 2023 WPV Sitting Volleyball World Cup started with one match on Sunday in Cairo, Egypt.

The 14-team men's competition consists of four groups. Egypt, Rwanda, and Iraq are in Group A. Group B consists of Iran, Japan, and Algeria.

Group C has Brazil, China, India, and Nigeria while Great Britain, France, Ukraine, and Germany are in Group D.

Among the participating teams who have already secured their tickets to the Paris Paralympics is world champion Iran and Brazil as well as host France.

The World Cup is a Paris 2024 Paralympic qualifier, where one berth per gender is available for the winner or the highest placed non-qualified team of the tournament.

 

Source: Iran NPC
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