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ROAD TO RIO M: Canada had 2-0, but Iran won! Australia down Venezuela

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source: Photo: fivb.org

The national volleyball team of Canada was a part of another great volleyball match but unfortunately for their fans, they lost another five-set thriller.

Iran

Iran

After Poland, Iran also managed to beat Canada 3-2! Raul Lozano’s side was trailing by two, but they somehow won another three sets to clinch new win at the World Olympic qualification tournament.

Gavin Schmitt had a good display with 27 points while on the other side Milad Ebadipour had a good game with 26 points. Amir Ghafour added 19.

Australia have scored the first win at the World Olympic qualifiers. They downed Venezuela, thanks to Thomas Edgar, who scored 22 points to keep Australia’s Rio dreams alive.

FIVB QUALIFICATION TOURNAMENT – ROUND 2

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
5th game 29. 05. 2016 10:00 Canada vs Iran 2:3 29:27; 25:19; 20:25; 21:25; 14:16    
6th game 29. 05. 2016 12:45 Venezuela vs Australia 1:3 25:19; 20:25; 10:25; 19:25    
7th game 29. 05. 2016 15:30 France vs Poland 0:0      
8th game 29. 05. 2016 19:05 Japan vs China 0:0      

STANDINGS

Rk Team Tot W L Pts
1 Iran 2 2 0 5
2 France 1 1 0 3
3 Japan 1 1 0 3
4 Australia 2 1 1 3
5 Poland 1 1 0 2
6 Canada 2 0 2 2
7 China 1 0 1 0
8 Venezuela 2 0 2 0

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