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Publish Date: 9:18 - 12 August 2019
TEHRAN, August 12 - Russia have booked a seat in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after defeating Iran in straight sets in Saint Petersburg.

Olympics Volleyball Qualifiers: Russia 3-0 IranTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) -The 2019 Volleyball Nations League Champions were the better side of the match in the opening set and grabbed it 25-18.

It was a close contest in the 2nd set, but the Russians kept up the momentum and finished it 25-23 in their favor.

Team Iran showed a reasonable performance and took a 20-17 lead in the 3rd before the hosts fought back and managed to finish it 25-23.

Iran should continue their qualification matches in Asia in order to find a spot in the Tokyo 20-20 Olympic Games.

Source: presstv

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