Iran Footvolley Team Comes 2nd at Asian Championship
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran finished in second place at the 3rd edition of the Asian Footvolley Championship in Thailand on Sunday.
Iran B lost to Thailand A 2-0 in the final match, while Thailand B defeated Australia in the bronze medal match.
Thailand has finished first in the two previous edition.
Footvolley was created by Octavio de Moraes in 1965 in Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach.
Footvolley started in Rio de Janeiro; however cities like Recife, Salvador, Brasília, Goiania, Santos and Florianopolis have players who have been playing footvolley since the 1970s.
The first International Footvolley event to occur outside of Brazil was in 2003 by the United States Footvolley Association on Miami Beach at the 2003 Fitness Festival. This event led to international player and teams in pursuit of federation statuses.