Iran overpower Russia 3
Iran extended their winning run at the third competition week of the men's 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League to eight matches as Igor Kolakovic's team had already seized seven wins against Italy, Germany, China, Argentina, Japan, Canada and Poland.
Valentin Golubev, head coach of Russia, (L) reacts during the FIVB Volleyball Nations League match between Iran and Russia in Urmia, Iran, June 16, 2019. (Xinhua/Ahmad Halabisaz)
The competition is being held between May and July 2019 and the final round will take place in the Credit Union 1 Arena, Chicago, United States.
This is the first edition of the World League or the Nations League to have the Final Round hosted in North America.
Team Melli, who had defeated Canada (3-0) and Poland (3-2) in their first two matches, beat the defending champions 25-20, 26-24, 25-23 at the Ghadir Hall in Urmia city, Iran's West Azarbaijan province.
TEHRAN, June 16 (Xinhua) -- Iran overpowered Russia in straight sets in the third match of week three of the 2019 Volleyball Nations League on Sunday.