China and Iran emerged victorious in their respective semifinal duels in the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.
Both teams remain unbeaten, setting the scene for a thrilling clash.
China, the hosts, playing at Linping Sports Center Gymnasium in Hangzhou, amazed the local fans with a dominating 3-0 (25:15, 25:20, 25:21) win over the strong Japan.
Earlier in the day, defending champions Iran displayed their prowess by beating past FIVB Challenger Cup silver medallists Qatar in straight sets too (25:20, 25:20, 25:22).
With this victory, they’ll play for their third consecutive Asian Games title.
On the horizon also an exciting bronze medal match in which Japan will face Qatar.
🏐| Asian Games – Semifinals Results:
• Iran – Qatar 3-0 (25:20, 25:20, 25:22)
• China – Japan 3-0 (25:15, 25:20, 25:21)