Iran’s women’s volleyball team claimed the silver medal of the 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games on Monday.

Iran PressAsia: More than 6,000 athletes and officials have descended on Turkiye’s Konya to compete in the fifth edition of the Games that opened on Tuesday (August 9) and are due to finish on August 18.

Iran's sports caravan attended this round of competitions with 240 athletes in 16 courses.

The Iranian team lost to Turkey 3-0 (25-16, 25-14, 25-15) in the final match.

It was Iran’s second medal in an international tournament. The team won a bronze medal in the 1966 Asian Games in Bangkok, Thailand.

Azerbaijan won the bronze medal after defeating Cameroon 3-0 (27-25, 25-13, 25-17). 


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