Mon, 16 Dec 2019

Iran Wins Junior World Kabaddi Championship Title

16 Nov 2019, 04:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran defeated Kenya 42-22 on Friday at the inaugural edition of the Junior World Kabaddi Championship to win the title.

- Sports news -

Iran had defeated Thailand 90-16, Turkmenistan 90-46, Malaysia 70-29, Chinese Taipei 53-31 and Bangladesh 52-20 in its previous matches.

Pakistan and Bangladesh won the bronze medal.

The competition was held on Kish Island, Iran from November 9 to 15.

The world championship aims at providing a platform for young and talented players from the grassroots level to enhance their interest in representing their national side in future tournaments.

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