Visakhapatnam: India won the fourth Asian youth volleyball championship, beating a spirited Iran 3-1 in the final here Sunday. India won 25-23, 30-28, 23-25, 25-20.
In another match, DPR Korea prevailed over China in 25-21, 25-20, 28 26 to take the third position.
In a play-off match Thailand beat Australia 25-22, 25-14, 25-16 for the fifth position, while Qatar overcame Chinese Taipei 25-15, 22-25, 25-22, 25-19 to take the seventh spot.
India’s Sanjay Kumar, who displayed tremendous skill throughout the tournament, was declared the Most Valuable Player of the meet.