Russia overpowered Iran and advanced to quarterfinals

GetImage (10)Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 15, 2016 – Russia overpowered Iran with straight sets 3-0 (25-23, 25-16, 25-20) in the last group match of Pool B and secured a place in the quarterfinals.

Opposite spiker Maxim Mikhaylov is unstoppable in the match and scored 18 points which is the highest among Russia team.

The quarterfinal match-ups for the men’s volleyball competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be confirmed following a Drawing of Lots at the Maracanazinho on Monday night.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Pool B. Maracanãzinho

Russia vs Iran 3-0 (25-23, 25-16, 25-20)

Russia: Kobzar, Grankin 2, D. Volkov 6, Tetyukhin 6, Ashchev 4, Bakun, Volvich 7, Verbov (L), Mikhaylov 18, A.Volkov 2, Klyuka 10, Ermakov

Iran: Mahmoudi 3, Ebadipour Ghara 3, Marouflakrani 1, Ghaemi 1, Mousavi Eraghi 6, Gholami 7, Ghafour 7, Mirazajanpour 15, Mahdavi 2, Marandi (L)

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