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Japan power their ways to the final showdown after comeback win over Qatar

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Tehran, Iran, August 7, 2015 – Powerhouses Japan, which had won the Asian crown for seven times, fought back from the first-set down 22-25 to Qatar to brush off the tough rivals in the remaining three sets 25-23, 25-17, 25-23 and book a final berth in the 18th Asian Senior ...

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Iran come back to beat China, advance to final showdown four time in a row

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Tehran, Iran, August 7, 2015 – Defending successive two-time champions Iran stunned China in a breathtaking semi-final clash 21-25, 20-25, 25-9, 25-19, 16-14 to storm their ways to the final showdown of the 18th Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship for consecutive four times. As Iran will go up against Japan ...

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Sri Lanka content with 13th in Asian Championship

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Tehran, Iran, August 7, 201 – Sri Lanka earned the 13th place in the 18th Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship following their comfortable straight-set  28-26, 25-17, 25-14 win over Kuwait. The loss in the 13th-14th playoff allowed Kuwait a 14th-place finish in the Asian meet in Iran. Sri Lanka’s coach, ...

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India finish 11th in Asian Championship

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Tehran, Iran, August 7, 2015 – India produced a magnificent come-from-behind 18-25, 25-23, 25-13, 18-25, 15-13 victory over Bahrain after contesting a gruelling five-set encounter in the 11th-12th place playoff in the 18th Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship on Friday. India’s coach, Venkatesan: “There are a lot of things my ...

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Kazakhstan claim 9th in Asia Senior Men’s Championship

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Tehran, Iran, August 7, 2015 – World No.42 Kazakhstan pulled off a convincing 25-22 25-18 25-22 victory over Pakistan in the 9th-10th place playoff at the Azadi Sport Complex Hall 2 on Friday to finish ninth place in the 18th Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship. At the previous edition in ...

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Oman save their pride to finish 15th in Asian Championship

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Tehran, Iran, August 7, 2015 – Oman struggled hard to beat underdogs Turkmenistan with an impressive come-from-behind five-set thriller 22-25, 24-26, 25-19, 30-28, 15-10, while Turkmenistan did not win a match in all seven encounters in this tournament to finish a bottom-ranked team and the 16th position in the 18th ...

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Undefeated China set up mighty clash against title-holders Iran, Japan challenge Qatar in semi-finals of Asian Senior Men’s Championship

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  Tehran, Iran, August 6, 2015 – Defending successive two-time champions Iran annihilated Australia in pulsating four sets to set up a clash of the Titans against invincible China, as Japan stunned formidable Korea to go up against Qatar in the do-or-die semi-finals of the 18th Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball ...

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Pakistan narrowly beat Bahrain in gruelling five sets/Sri Lanka outperform Oman

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  Tehran, Iran, August 6, 2015 – Pakistan struggled to beat Bahrain 3-2 (21-25, 25-20, 27-25, 15-25, 15-9) to next set up a clash for ninth place against Kazakhstan, as Bahrain are due to take on India in the 11th-12th playoff in the 18th Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship. Pakistan’s ...

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Turkmenistan unable to break their jinx

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Tehran, Iran, August 6, 2015 – Turkmenistan recorded six losses in a row in the 18th Asian Senior Men’s Championship, going down 1-3 loss 25-23, 20-25, 19-25, 25-27 to Kuwait. Head coach of Kuwait, Radovan Malevic: “My players were mentally and physically exhausted. The difficulty of the match was not ...

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