PayvandNews – The Iranian volleyball team defeated Russia 3-2 (25-17, 15-25, 23-25, 25-23, 15-13) to win the title at the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei, Taiwan .
Iran had already defeated Cyprus, the UAE, Argentina, Switzerland, and Canada in this competition.
Japan also defeated Ukraine 3-1 in the bronze medal match.
The Summer Universiade are Olympic-style games made up of the world’s best university-level athletes, some of whom will be our next Olympians for 2018.
With more than 10,245 athletes from 132 countries competing in 22 sports, the World University Games are held every other year and are organized by the International University Sports Federation. The event is a multi-sport competition open to men and women between the ages of 17 and 27 who have been a student at a college or university within the past
… Payvand News – 08/30/17 … —