Oct 27, 2019 19:49 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Jul 01, 2020 21:24 Asia/Tehran]
  • Iran canoe polo team bags 1 silver, 1 bronze in Asian Cup
    Iran canoe polo team bags 1 silver, 1 bronze in Asian Cup

Iranian men and women national canoe polo teams received a silver and a bronze medal in the 2019 Canoe Polo Asian Cup held in Deqing, Huzhou and Zhejiang China.

Iran Press/Asia: Iran's men team was overpowered by Japanese rival 7-4 in the final match and became the runner-up. In the women category, Iranian squad defeated Japan 4-2 in qualifiers match and received a bronze medal, reported Iran Press.

Canoe polo, also known as kayak polo, is one of the competitive disciplines of kayaking, known simply as "polo" by its aficionados. Each team has five players on the pitch, who compete to score in their opponent's goal, which is suspended two meters above the water.205/219

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