Iran sent the 12,000-capacity Azadi Indoor Stadium into a frenzy by winning the Asian Men's Volleyball title on home soil of Tehran, with a 25-14, 25-17, 25-21 win over Australia.
Hosts Iran reached the final of the Asian Men’s Volleyball Championships today with victory over the only unbeaten side in the competition, South Korea.
Hosts Iran sailed through to the semi-finals of the Asian Men;s Volleyball Championship in Tehran today, but now face the only unbeaten side in the competition, South Korea.
Japan, bidding for a third title in a row at the Asian Men's Volleyball Championship, lost their first match of this year's competition, going down 3-2 in their final qualification game to South Korea.
Defending champions Japan start second phase of Asian Men’s Volleyball Championships with another win
Reigning champions Japan maintained their perfect record at the Asian Men's Volleyball Championship in Iran, defeating Pakistan 3-0 in the first of their second stage classification round matches.
Defending champions Japan end preliminary stage with perfect record at Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship
Reigning champions Japan completed the preliminary round with a perfect record at the Asian Men's Volleyball Championship after beating Chinese Taipei 3-1 to finish top of Pool B.
Reigning champions Japan earned a second victory at the 20th Asian Men's Volleyball Championships in Iran, and now face Chinese Taipei to determine the winners of Pool B.
Japan will bid for a third Asian Men's Volleyball Championship in a row at this year's event which begins in Iran tomorrow.