Iranian Women Claim First-Ever Title in Asian Handball Championship

Iran won the title of the 2018 West Asian Women’s Handball Championship on Wednesday.

Iran defeated Syria 23-8 at the Princess Sumaya Hall in Amman, Jordan and won its first ever medal.

The Iranian team defeated Iraq (43-8), Lebanon (29-19), Qatar (38-16) and Jordan (28-15)  in the tournament.

The competition was held in Jordan’s Amman.

The tournament brought six teams together, namely Jordan, Iran, Qatar, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon.

‘Shahid Chamran of Larestan’ club represented Iran in the six-day tournament.

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