Iran Downs Qatar at Asian Volleyball Championship
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran trounced Qatar in straight sets (25-18, 25-15, 25-17) at the 2019 Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship at the Azadi Sports Complex here on Saturday.
Team Melli will face Australia on Sunday.
The Tehran championship will also serve as the Tokyo 2020 Asian Olympic qualification tournament with the top-eight teams making it to the Olympic qualifiers.
The 2020 Men's Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament will be held in Jiangmen, China from January 7 to 12, 2020.
Matchday Two Results:
*Iran 3-0 Qatar
*Australia 3-0 Sri Lanka
*Japan 3-0 Thailand
*Chinese Taipei 3-0 Hong Kong
*China 3-0 India
*Kazakhstan 3-0 Oman
*South Korea 3-0 Kuwait
*Pakistan 3-2 Indonesia
The 2019 Asian Men's Volleyball Championship is the twentieth edition of the Asian Men's Volleyball Championship, a biennial international volleyball tournament organized by the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) and Islamic Republic of Iran Volleyball Federation (IRIVF).