Myanmar men's volleyball team to attend Asia Para Games qualifying event

Source:Xinhua Published: 2014-4-18 19:37:26

A 10-member men's volleyball team representing Myanmar left here Friday for Tehran, Iran, for the qualifying competition of the Asian Para Games slated for April 19- 26.

The winner teams among Asia and ASEAN countries that finish from first to eighth positions at the tournament will be qualified to participate in the Asian Para Games to be held in South Korea, the Daily Eleven reported.

Myanmar hosted the 7th ASEAN Para Games in January this year and won the gold medal in the volleyball competition.

The team, which is being trained by Myanmar coaches, finished in the sixth place at the Asia qualifying disabled volleyball contest held in China in 2010.

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