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ASIAN BATTLE FOR RIO 2016: Qatar smash Iran to reach semi-final

The first team at Asian Qualification tournament for Olympic Games in Rio is Qatar! Valero Rivera boys showed power by beating the strongest rival in the group – Iran 32:17 which put them on the TOP of the group after four rounds. Qatar secured semi-final spot, while for the second will fight Iran and Saudi Arabia, which match will look carefully Japan, who also has some theoretical chances to finish second.

STANDINGS:
Qatar 8
Iran 6
Saudi Arabia 4
Japan 4
Oman 2
Uzbekistan 0

In the second group, Bahrain and South Korea won first two clashes, but still two rounds are ahead.

STANDINGS:
Bahrain 4
Korea 4
Iraq 2
China 2
Australia 0  – 3

Only the winner of tournament will qualify for the Olympic Games in Rio.

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