Invincible Iran won the 21st Asian Men’s U20 Volleyball Championship.
In Riffa, Bahrain, the national team of Iran found a way to outplay India in the final of the Asian U20 Championship 2022 to successfully defend its title and maintain its undefeated record in the tournament of 5-0. Iran earned a four-set victory over their rivals who made the final match appearance for the first time in 20 years, partially 25-12, 25-19, 22-25, and 25-15. The 18-year-old opposite hitter on the winning side, Amir Mohammad Golzadeh, was awarded MVP.
Thus, Iran extended their dominance in this top-tier age group competition in the continent to seven titles, including two consecutive, taking the lead on the all-time winners’ list over Korea which remained on six trophies. Iran and India have both guaranteed their spots in the 2023 FIVB U21 World Championship.
2022 Asian Men’s U20 Volleyball Championship – results