Paralympic Praises Iran Wheelchair Basketball Team's Performance

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran made a historic push at the World Wheelchair Basketball Championship in Hamburg, Germany, reported.

Not many would have predicted the Iranian men to come as far as they did. The 2017 Asia-Oceania Championship silver medalist went undefeated in group play that included host Germany, Canada and Morocco; and reached the bronze medal game against zonal rivals Australia.

Although they lost, Iran’s finish was the highest finish at a Worlds from an Asian men’s team.

Omid Hadiazhar and Morteza Ebrahimi were two towering terrors who made that run possible.

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