Iran Wheelchair Basketball to Meet Japan for Ninth Place

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مسابقات بسکتبال با ویلچر - پارالمپیک 2016

RIO (Tasnim) – Iran wheelchair basketball team earned its second win at the Paralympic Games.

In the match held at the ROA Hall, Iran defeated Algeria 72-48 in Pool B.

Iran defeated Germany 69-63 in its opening match and lost to Great Britain 60-84, USA 93-44 and Brazil 73-50 respectively.

Iran has been scheduled to face Japan on Thursday for ninth place.

Iran has participated at the 2016 Summer Paralympics with 111 athletes in 12 sports.

The Iranian delegation finished in 11th place in the previous edition, winning 10 gold medals, seven silvers and seven bronze medals.

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