Iran Comes 7th at FIVB World U-23 World Championship
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran captured the seventh position at the 2017 Men's U-23 World Championship on Friday.
Juan Cichello’s boys defeated China 4-1 (17-15, 15-5, 15-11, 17-19, 20-18) in the ranking match at Cairo Stadium Complex in Egypt.
Now Iran stayed in the same position it finished in the last edition in 2015, while china concluded in the eighth place in its first participation at this age category.
All matches in Cairo are played under a new scoring system currently being tested: a best-of-seven, 15-point set format.
Outside hitter Saeed Javaheri of Iran led the match scorers with 17 points, while Chinese middle blocker Hongbin Jiang led the losers with 14 points.