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Iran's sitting volleyball team wins gold medal in Rio Paralympics


Iran's sitting volleyball team wins gold medal in Rio Paralympics

Iran’s national team of sitting volleyball won gold medal in the Rio 2016 Paralympics here in Brazil.



The Iranian outfit managed to beat Bosnia and Herzegovina 3-1 at Riocentro, Rio de Janeiro, on Sunday, winning the prestigious gold for the sixth time in the Paralympics.

Iran won the first, third and fourth sets of the game 25-21, 25-18 and 25-15, respectively, while Bosnia won the second set 25-21.

The 15th edition of Paralympic games officially began in the Brazilian capital on September 18. Iran has attended the event with 111 athletes, 88 of them are men and 23 others are women.