Iran overpowers Russia in FIVB Volleyball Men’s Nations League
Tehran, Iran defeated heavyweight Russia in FIVB Volleyball Men's Nations League on Sunday to remain in top spot of the competitions.
In their last game of the third week of the tournament, which was hosted by Iranian northwestern city of Urumiyeh, the hosts beat Russia in consecutive sets (2520, 2624 and 2523).
Before this result, Iran had won seven games out of eight games, collecting 21 points to take the lead in the table followed by Russia with 20 points. So in today's game, Iran and Russia battled to stand in the top spot.
Now with this win, Iran has 24 points out of nine games to remain in top spot.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA