Iran scores 2nd place at Asian Junior Water Polo Championship

Iran’s national junior water polo team

TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) – Iran’s national junior water polo team has achieved 2nd place by defeating the host country at the 4th edition of the Asian Junior Water Polo Championship in Indonesia.

Iranian water polo team overwhelmed Indonesia 15-10 in their last game group stage fixture in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, and by taking the second place, managed to obtain quota for the 2015 Games in Kazakhstan.

The 4th Asian Junior Water Polo Championship kicked off on November 3, and will wrap up on November 10.

Indonesia, Iran, Japan, China, Uzbekistan and Singapore competed against one another in a round robin format, with Iran gaining victory over China, Uzbekistan, Singapore and Indonesia but losing to Japan, and thus securing its place in the World Championships.

By Mehr News Agency

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