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Iran Basketball Qualifies for 2020 Olympic Games

09 Sep 2019, 05:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran national basketball team secured a spot at the 2020 Olympic Games on Sunday.

- Sports news -

Team Melli defeated the Philippines 95-75 in Group N.

Hamed Haddadi led Iran with 19 points and Robert Lee Jr. Bolick scored 15 points for the Philippines.

Iran secured a spot in Tokyo 2020 as the best Asian team since Nigeria defeated host China 86-73.

The 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup is the 18th tournament of the FIBA Basketball World Cup for men';s national basketball teams.

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