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Iran defeats Malaysia in handball

Jakarta, Iranian national handball team overpowered Malaysia in the 18th Asian Games which is underway in Jakarta and Palembang.

The opening ceremony of the event will be held on August 18, but football, basketball, handball and water polo competition will get underway sooner.

Iranian handball team is in the same group with Malaysia and Qatar.

Qatar overpowered Malaysia 64-11.

After defeating Malaysia, Iranian squad is now in the second place.

The Asian Games, also known as Asiad, is a continental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia. The Games were regulated by the Asian Games.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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