Iran Loses to Russia at Volleyball Men's U-21 World Championship

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran was narrowly defeated against Russia at the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men's U-21 World Championship on Friday.

Iran Loses to Russia at Volleyball Men's U-21 World Championship

Iran lost to Russia 3-2 (25-21, 19-25, 25-23, 21-25, 14-16) in Pool C.

Maksim Sapozhkov led the Russian team with 34 points and Pouria Yali had 30 points for Iran.

Iran, who started the campaign with a 3-0 win over Tunisia, will meet Czech Republic on Saturday.

The 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men's U-21 World Championship is being held in Riffa, Bahrain from 18 to 27 July 2019.

A total of 16 teams from the 5 confederations compete in the tournament.

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