Qatar Clinches Asian Men's Handball Championships Title

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Qatar won a second successive title at the Asian Men's Handball Championships in Bahrain on Thursday.

Qatar Clinches Asian Men's Handball Championships Title

Qatar defeated the host nation 27–22 in the final at the Al-Khalifa Sports Complex in Isa Town.

Japan defeated Saudi Arabia 25-16 in the earlier bronze medal match.

It marked its first medal since a bronze in the 2010 edition in Beirut.

All four semi-finalist have now qualified for the 2017 World Championships in France, while fifth-placed Iran secured a berth at the final qualification tournament.

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