Russia suffer first loss, but knock Iran out of semis
Cairo, Egypt, August 23, 2017 - Defending champions Russia lost their
first match at the 2017 FIVB Men's U23 World Championship here on
Wednesday, going down to Iran 4-3 (15-11, 12-15, 10-15, 15-13, 13-15,
20-18, 15-11), but knocked the Asians out of the semifinals when they
claimed their third set for a 3-2 lead.