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Iran, Libya, Iceland win first round matches in World Handball Junior tourney

TUNIS, July 20 (KUNA) -- Iran, Libya, and Iceland national teams won on Monday the first round matches in the World Championship Handball for Juniors (under 18 years old) hosted in the Tunisian city of Hamamat (85 km south-east of Tunisia) during the period of July 20-31.
During the opening match of the third group Iran defeated Kuwait 37-32, while Libya defeated Venezuela 38-29 in the fourth group, and Iceland was able to win over Puerto Rico 35-23 in the second group.
Today's matches also included Croatia defeating Spain 24-20 and Egypt losing to Norway 31-36. (end) jh.mb KUNA 210022 Jul 09NNNN