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Iran to face Chinese Taipei at Asian Volleyball Championship quarters
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Iran to face Chinese Taipei at Asian Volleyball Championship quarters

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Tehran, Sep 19 : Iran swept aside India 3-0 (25-16, 25-21, 25-21) at the 2019 Asian Men's Volleyball Championship at Tehran's Azadi Sports Complex, Tasnim news agency reported on Thursday.

The Iranian team will meet Chinese Taipei in the quarter-final on Thursday.

In other quarter-final matches, Japan will meet China, Australia play Pakistan and South Korea face India.

The Tehran championship also serves as the Tokyo 2020 Asian Olympic qualification tournament with the top-eight teams making it to the Olympic qualifiers.

The 2020 Men's Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament will be held in Jiangmen, China from January 7 to 12, 2020. (UNI-XINHUA)