Iran Comes Fifth in Asian Handball Championship
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran defeated Japan 33-28 to finish in fifth place in the 2018 Asian Men's Handball Championship on Friday.
The 2018 Asian Men's Handball Championship is the 18th edition of the championship held under the aegis of Asian Handball Federation.
The championship is being held at Suwon, South Korea from January 18 to 28, 2018.
It acts as the Asian qualifying tournament for the 2019 World Men's Handball Championship. Australia, New Zealand and Bangladesh have participated in the event for the first time.
Qatar, South Korea, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have qualified for the world championship as the competition’s top four teams.
Qatar will play the winner of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain the final match on Sunday.