(Persia Digest)- Iran’s youth volleyball team succeeded in winning the world championship title for Iran for the second time in ten years with a 3-1 win over Russia.
On the last day of the competitions in Manama-Bahrain, trainer Mohammad Vakili’s young team managed to win over its Russian adversary 25-20, 25-23, 25-21, breezing through the championships to take gold. The Russians won only one set 25-21.
It was Coach Stokovich who took Iran’s junior team to its first victory in Tijuana-Mexico in 2007. And now, ten years later, another golden generation has succeeded in winning the second world championship title for Iran. In all, Iran’s team lost no games in the 2017 World Championships, except for three sets in all the matches.