Iran Wins Bronze at Asian Beach Handball Championship
- March, 19, 2023 - 15:32
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran defeated Vietnam 2-0 (17-9, 17-10) at the 9th Asian Men’s Beach Handball Championship bronze medal match on Sunday.
Iran started the campaign with two wins over Saudi Arabia and South Korea in Group A, but lost to Oman and Qatar, the most decorated Asian team, in its following matches.
Qatar and Oman, who earned their place at the 11th IHF Men’s Beach Handball World Championships, slated for June/July 2024, will lock horn in the final.
The 9th Asian Men’s & Women’s Beach Handball Championship is being held in Bali, Indonesia, from March 10 to 19.
The winning team will also qualify for the beach handball competition of the 2nd ANOC World Beach Games, which will be held in Bali, Indonesia, from August 5 to 12, 2023.