Iran's first-ever 3rd place in hockey world cup

Tehran, Feb 11, IRNA – Iran's national team of indoor hockey grabbed the third place in the world cup for the first time.

The fifth Indoor Hockey World Cup was held in Berlin, Germany on February 7-11.

The Iranian national team beat hockey teams from South Africa, Switzerland, Czech and Russia. They levelled scored versus Belgium and Austia.

However, it was defeated by the host team 6-2 on Saturday.

Iran's team came ninth in the Indoor Hockey World Cup in 2011, hosted by Poland. In 2015 it rose to the fourth level.

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