Nov 19, 2023 09:31
news| paralympic| Team Iran tops the podium at Cairo 2023 WPV Sitting Volleyball World Cup
Iran’s sitting volleyball team topped the podium at Cairo, Egypt on Saturday.


Iran NPC, Tehran: Keeping their winning streak, Iranian players collected another gold to their trophies with a victory at final match of the 2023 WPV Sitting Volleyball World Cup on 18 November. Iran’s men topped the podium after their 3-0 (25-21, 25-19, 25-17) win over hosts Egypt, completing their tournament sweep.

The team had previously defeated Japan, Algeria, Iraq, Ukraine to reach the final match.

Concluding the events, Iran’s Meisam Alipour was awarded as the best Server while Davoud Alipourian was selected as the best Setter and MPV player of the court.

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Meisam Alipour, the Best Server

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 Davoud Alipourian, the Best Setter and MPV player

Iran’s rosters at the competition were as follows:

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

Men’s final standings:

  1. Iran
  2. Egypt
  3. Germany
  4. Ukraine
  5. Brazil
  6. China
  7. Iraq
  8. Japan
  9. Rwanda
  10. France
  11. Algeria
  12. Great Britain
  13. India

 Among the participating teams who have already secured their tickets to the Paris Paralympics is world champion Iran, Brazil, Kazakhstan, Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as host France. Egypt advanced to 2024 Paralympics as the second team.

The WPV Sitting Volleyball World Cup held in Cairo, Egypt from November 11 to 18, 2023.


Photos by World Para Volleyball

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Source: Iran NPC
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