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RIO PARALYMPICS M: Iran grab gold, absolute domination of world’s tallest volleyball player (VIDEO)

by WoV
source: rio2016.com, youtube.com/glpinella; Photo: heytoday.co.uk

On the final day of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Iran Men’s Sitting Volleyball National Team won their sixth Paralympic gold medal!


IRI vs. BOS

IRI vs. BOS

 

Iran downed reigning champions Bosnia and Herzegovina 3-1 (25-21, 25-18, 25-15) in the fifth consecutive final between these two teams.

The tallest volleyball player in the world, Morteza Mehrzadselakjani, established absolute domination on the court in Riocentro gymnasium, leading Iran towards gold medal with 28 points.

Iranian players did not celebrate the success with full joy due to death of their compatriot, the cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad, who suffered an accident in the road race at the Paralympics previous day.

Egypt defeated Brazil 3-2 for bronze medal.

USA took gold medal in Women’s competition.

Visit official Rio Paralympics sitting volleyball page and find out results & schedule.

 

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