Asian Games: Iran Volleyball Claims Gold
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran national volleyball team overpowered South Korea in the final match to win the 2018 Asian Games gold medal on Saturday.
In the match held in Jakarta’s GBK Volley Indoor, the Iranian team defeated South Korea in straight sets (25-17, 25-22, 25-21).
Amir Ghafour scored 41 points for Iran and Jung Jiseok led the Korean team with 33 points.
The 2018 Asian Games, officially known as the 18th Asian Games and also known as Jakarta Palembang 2018, is a pan-Asian multi-sport event. The event is underway from 18 August to 2 September in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.
The athletes compete in 465 events across 40 sports and 67 disciplines.