Russia beats Iran in volleyball
Fri, 11 Jul 2008 11:56:44
Russia has come victorious over Iran's junior volleyball team in the President's Cup Volleyball Championship held in Almaty in Kazakhstan.
Russia defeated the Iranian squad Thursday 3-2 (25-23, 20-25, 25-20, 23-25, 15-10) on the third day of the event.
Iran is slated to play against Pakistan on Friday before it meets the hosts, Kazakhstan, on Saturday.
The Iranian outfit won Estonia 3-2 on Thursday but was defeated by Tunisia and Russia in the first two encounters.
Kazakhstan, Iran, Tunisia, Pakistan, Estonia and Russia have participated in the event which runs from July 6 to 13.
The Iranian team is currently preparing to take part in the Asian Youth Volleyball Championship to be held in the Iranian capital, Tehran, in September.
Iran managed to win the Youth World Volleyball Championships in Kuala Lumpur,
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