Saeid Marouf FIVB’s Player of the Week

Saeid Marouf FIVB’s Player of the Week

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Masterminding Iran's play for well over a decade and helping bring the country's national team amongs the world's elite, setter Saeid Marouf has long been a shining star in Iranian, Asian and world volleyball.

Hailing from a family deeply involved with volleyball, the now 35-year-old progressed through all stages of Iran's age-group national teams, guiding his sides to silver medals at the U19 Asian Championship in 2003 and the U20 Asian Championship in 2004, capping these with a bronze at the 2004 FIVB Volleyball U19 World Championship.

But by 2005 he was already establishing himself within Iran's senior team and was part of the squads that won gold medals at the Asian Cups of 2008 in Nakhon Ratchasima and in 2010 in his hometown of Oroumiyeh.

Marouf has also won gold medals at the 2013 and 2019 Asian Championships, as well as at the 2014 and 2018 Asian Games.

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