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Iran defeats China to advance to semi-finals of 2018 Asian Games volleyball competitions

Jakarta, Iran's national volleyball team defeated China in the quarter-finals of the 18th Asian Games volleyball competitions on Sunday to advance to the semi-final stage of the tournament.

Iran defeated its rival in consecutive sets (27-25, 25-20 and 25-21).

Iran had earlier defeated Pakistan and Mongolia.

Iran will face the winner of the game between Saudi Arabia and China Taipei in the semi-final stage.

The 18th Asian Games is being held in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang from August 18 to September 2.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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