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Iran Downs Qatar at Asian Volleyball Championship

15 Sep 2019, 16:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran trounced Qatar in straight sets (25-18, 25-15, 25-17) at the 2019 Asian Men's Volleyball Championship at the Azadi Sports Complex here on Saturday.

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Team Melli will face Australia on Sunday.

The Tehran championship will also serve as the Tokyo 2020 Asian Olympic qualification tournament with the top-eight teams making it to the Olympic qualifiers.

The 2020 Men';s Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament will be held in Jiangmen, China from January 7 to 12, 2020.

Matchday Two Results:

Pool A:

*Iran 3-0 Qatar

*Australia 3-0 Sri Lanka

Pool B:

*Japan 3-0 Thailand

*Chinese Taipei 3-0 Hong Kong

Pool C:

*China 3-0 India

*Kazakhstan 3-0 Oman

Pool D:

*South Korea 3-0 Kuwait

*Pakistan 3-2 Indonesia

The 2019 Asian Men';s Volleyball Championship is the twentieth edition of the Asian Men';s Volleyball Championship, a biennial international volleyball tournament organized by the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) and Islamic Republic of Iran Volleyball Federation (IRIVF).

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